Louise Marie (Brunnenkant) Bassett age 86 of Gowen, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids. She was born March 25, 1930 in Mt. Pleasant, the daughter of Otto & Margaret (Hein) Brunnenkant. She was a member of the Bethel Lutheran Church in Howard City, loved gardening, motorcycle riding, cooking, family gatherings, family Doctor receptionist, bookkeeper of husbands business, mother, grandma great grandma and a homemaker. She will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 65 years Ramon Bassett and her 4 children Renae & (Stanley) Kimes of Belding, Debra & (Norman) Chee of New Mexico, Judy & (William) Fish of Rockford and Jeffrey (Debbie) Bassett of Sparta; 10 grandchildren Matthew Kimes of Belding, Michelle Kimes Schreiner of Cedar Springs, Peter & (Brandilyn) Fish of Cedar Springs, Kathryn Fish & (Brooks Hobson) of East Grand Rapids, Emily & (Kevin) Ritzema of Cedar Springs, Abigail Bassett of Howard City, Whitney Bassett of Sparta and Hannah, Brian & Ben Chee of New Mexico; 6 great grandchildren Colten, Dakota and Shalynn of Cedar Springs, Mason and Madison Hobson of E. Grand Rapids and Aiden Ritzema of Cedar Springs. She is preceded in death by her parents Margaret & Otto Brunnenkant. Funeral Services will be 11 AM Monday, April 25, 2016 at the Bethel Lutheran Church in Howard City, with Pastor Steven Frentz officiating. Visitation will be Sunday from 4 to 6 PM at the Marshall Funeral Home, Greenville and on Monday at the church from 10 AM till the services. Burial will take place at Elmwood Cemetery in Cedar Springs following the luncheon which will be at the church. In Lieu of flowers those wishing to make a contribution in Louise’s name are asked by the family to contribute to Lacks Cancer Center of St. Mary’s or the Bethel Lutheran Church.
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