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 John Gassman

John Gassman

Birth
Garden City, Finney County, Kansas, USA
Death 11 Jan 1998 (aged 80)
Hemet, Riverside County, California, USA
Burial Riverside, Riverside County, California, USA
Plot 12, 0, 144
Memorial ID 687416 · View Source
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Graveside services for John Gassman, 80, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Riverside National Cemetery, staging area one.
He died Sunday of an aortic aneurysm at Hemet Valley Medical Center. Harford Funeral Home in Hemet is handling cremation arrangements.

Mr. Gassman, who was born in Garden City, Kan., lived in Hemet for 18 years.

He served in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers during World War II, serving in the Pacific islands from 1944 until 1946. He worked for Feller & Stewart Shipyards for 18 years and was dock master at Balboa Bay Club and the California Yacht Club, both in Marina Del Rey, for 20 years. He enjoyed being outdoors, raising livestock and horses, gardening, cooking, going to casinos and race tracks, playing poker and watching football, baseball and track on television.

He is survived by his fiancee, Myrna Hawk Mattis of Hemet; two daughters, Diane Lopez of Culver City and Doreen DeBusk of Pensacola, Fla.; four grandchildren; and two sisters, Albenia Ovens and Katie Moore, both of Long Beach.
Press-Enterprise, 1/14/1998


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  • Imported from: US Veteran's Affairs
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 687416
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Gassman (23 Jul 1917–11 Jan 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 687416, citing Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, Riverside County, California, USA ; Maintained by US Veterans Affairs Office (contributor 5) .