Stephen A. Bassett
Stephen A. Bassett, 65, of Springfield, died at 9:58 pm, Monday, September 5, 2016 in Morrisonville, IL. He was born July 15, 1951 in Springfield, to Leo and Velma (Range) Bassett. He married Patti Williams on March 6, 1971 and later married Michaelene Crifasi on January 16, 1998 and she survives.
Also surviving are one son, Jeph (Carrie) Bassett of Springfield; one step-son, Andrew Bartashies of Dawson; one grandson, Jack Bassett; one sister, Sharon (Tony) Schneider of Williamsville; one uncle, Kenneth (Esther) Range of Bloomington; one niece, Rene (Mitch) Johnson of Springfield; one nephew, Jason Hebron of Jacksonville and several cousins.
He is preceded in death by his parents and sister, Sandy Hebron.
Steve was an honorary member of the Anchor Boat Club. He enjoyed fishing, yachting, camping, professional baseball, little league world series, old movies and many winters in Florida.
He worked for the Sangamon County Highway Department and IDOT for thirty-six years before his retirement.
Memorial Gathering: 1-3 pm, Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Staab Funeral Home-Springfield.
Memorial Service: 3 pm, Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Staab Funeral Home-Springfield with Reverend John E. Nelson officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society.