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Albert Basswood Jr.

 

November 20, 2019

Albert Basswood Jr.

December 27, 1937 ~ November 17, 2019 (age 81)

Albert Basswood Jr. was born December 27, 1937 in White Earth, Minnesota, the son of Albert Sr. and Anna (Rice) Basswood. He passed away November 17, 2019 at Essentia Hospital in Fargo, North Dakota.

Albert served in the U.S Army receiving his honorable discharge in 1960. He worked at Pine Point School and Circle of Life School in Maintenance as a boiler operator. He also worked at the casino in building maintenance and as a school bus driver. Albert raised his granddaughters: Celena and Caylee as well as his grandson Cubby.

Albert served on the school board and enjoyed hunting and sports. He especially enjoyed coaching, golden gloves boxing, basketball, volleyball, little league baseball and softball for all ages. He liked to play baseball and loved playing Bingo.

He was always known to be smiling and telling jokes. Albert touched the lives of many youth always working on keeping kids out of trouble.

Albert is survived by his children: Donna (Lenny), Jackie, Carleen (Butch), Sandy, Bruce, Brenda, Albert II, Sharon and Tommy. Siblings: Pat (Ed) Miller, Chinda Rock, Margaret, Del (Gina) Basswood. Sandy (Butch) Smith.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Albert Sr. and Anna Basswood; siblings: Debbie Conklin, Rosetta Basswood, Richard Basswood Sr., Rolland Basswood, Maynard Basswood, Mary Basswood, Loraine Basswood, Doris Basswood, and Jenny Mae Boswell.

Services

Gathering of Family and Friends

Wednesday

November 20, 2019

5:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Old Pine Point School

48580 Powwow Hwy

Pine Point, MN 56575

Funeral Service

Thursday

November 21, 2019

1:00 PM

Old Pine Point School

48580 Powwow Hwy

Pine Point, MN 56575

 

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