Joan E. Bassill

Joan E. Bassill, 86, went to her heavenly home on Tuesday, May 30, 2023 at Serenity Villa in Campbellsport with her beloved family gathered around her. She was born on August 2, 1936 in the Town of Eden, the daughter of Herbert A. and Mae E. (nee Eggers) Ullrich. On August 7, 1954, Joan was united in marriage to Norbert B. Bassill at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church in Campbellsport. She was a Campbellsport High School graduate and worked at Regal Ware in Kewaskum for 27 years. Joan was a member of St. Matthew’s Catholic Church and the Christian Women; she was a very active parish member working at the parish center, counting money, choir member, and part of the Mission Sewing Circle. Most important to Joan was the time she spent with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.

Survivors include her children Diane (Thomas) Zehren, Carol Martiny, and Lori (Mike) Mayer, grandchildren Jamie Zehren, Cheri (Robbie) Manthei, Nicole (Andy) Vanica, Kim (special friend Mark) Rowe, and Tim (special friend Emily) Rowe, great grandchildren Braelon, Kylie, Devin, Nevaeh, Declan, Blake, and James, sisters Beatrice Mueller and Theresa (Dick) Immel, sister-in-law Lucille Bassill, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Joan was preceded in death by her parents Herb and Mae, husband Norbert, grandsons Nicholas Martiny and Billy Mayer, son-in-law Larry Martiny, brother Jerry and his wife Vicky and brothers-in-law Gene Roth and Joe Mueller.

Visitation will be Friday, June 2nd from 3:00 PM until time of Mass at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church, 406 E. Main Street, Campbellsport. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, June 2nd at 5:00 PM at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church. Rev. Mark Jones will officiate and burial will follow in St. Matthews Cemetery.

The Bassill family extends a special thank you to Joan’s Granddaughter Kimberly Rowe and the nurses and staff of Serenity Villa and Generations Hospice.