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Ruth Evelyn Flynn Bass
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Birth: Dec. 20, 1915
East Saint Louis
St. Clair County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jun. 11, 2009
Racine
Racine County
Wisconsin, USA

RACINE - Ruth Evelyn Fynn Bass, 93, died peacefully on Thursday, June 11, 2009, at Lincoln Village after a long illness. Ruth was born December 20, 1915, in East St. Louis, Ill., where her parents were Salvation Army officers. The family moved several times while she was young. She had lived in Racine since 1936. She graduated from Tulsa High School in Oklahoma in 1934. In 1936, she began working at S.C. Johnson in the Secretarial pool. For 63 years, she lived in the same house on Webster Street, where she raised her six children. In 1952, she went back to work starting at Zahn's. From there, she worked in Accounting Departments at Massey-Fergusen and J.I. Case Company, from which she retired in 1981. Ruth was always involved in community activities. While her children attended Mitchell School, she served as Cub and Boy Scout Leader and PTA President. She was also involved with her daughters in the Salvation Army Girl Guard Program, as well as the S.A. Ladies League. As her children got older, she enjoyed the YWCA Wives Club, Racine Garden Club, Racine Woman's Club, and Business and Professional Women's Association. She was very active in her church choir, Altar Guild, Lincoln Lutheran Woman's Auxiliary, and Seniors Friendship Center. Her hobbies were gardening and her needlework, for which she won many ribbons. She is survived by two daughters, Kay D'Acquisto (San Diego, Calif.) and Barbara Kasper (Chanhassen, Minn.); and four sons, Tim (Pam) Bass (Burlington), Tom (Judy) Bass (Salem, Ore.), Richard Bass (Salem, Ore.), and John Bass (Racine). She had 11 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchil- dren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Percy and Ethel Fynn; a brother, P. James; and two sisters, Catherine and Marion. Visitation will be held at the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, 2417 Drexel Avenue, on Saturday, June 20, 2009, at 10 a.m., followed by a Funeral service at 11 a.m. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, Hospice Alliance, or your favorite charity in her name. We wish to give special thanks to Lincoln Village Convalescent Home and Hospice Alliance for their faithful care. DRAEGER-LANGENDORF FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY 4600 County Line Road 552-9000 www.draeger-langendorf.com 
 
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Specifically: Private
 
Created by: JTK
Record added: Jun 16, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38419153
Ruth Evelyn <i>Flynn</i> Bass
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