AKKERMAN INGEBRAND FUNERAL HOME – MORA
Steve Bassett of Littlefork, Minnesota; formerly of Mora, passed away on Friday, August 25, 2017 at his home after a long battle with cancer. He was 54 years old.
MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at the Akkerman Ingebrand Funeral Home in Mora with Rev. Andy Berry officiating.
MEMORIAL VISITATION will be held one hour prior to the service.
Steven Alfred Bassett of Littlefork, Minnesota, formerly of Mora, passed away on Friday, August 25, 2017 at his home after a long battle with cancer. He was 54 years old.
Steve was born on April 3, 1963 in Kanabec County to parents Don and Lorraine (Lammers) Bassett. Born the fifth of six children, he grew up on the family farm in Peace Township and attended Mora High School through the 10th grade. He enjoyed playing softball for various teams in his younger years. Steve attended Pine Technical College to learn building trades and pole barn building. He worked for Midwest Framers in Burnsville for several years before returning to Mora where he continued his building skills. Steve also worked for Boatel in Mora, building catamarans. In 1998, Steve moved to Littlefork where he continued to work in the building trades until his passing.
Steve always loved to be outdoors, whether working, hunting, fishing, or just kicking back having a drink or two with the guys. He will be truly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Steve is preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his brothers, Jim, Tim, and Doug (Clarise); sisters, Annette (Gary) Lazinski and Audrey (Dale) Clementson; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.