WAUKESHA

Charles Neal ‘Sam’ Bass

Oct. 3, 1936 - April 16, 2007

Sam was born Oct. 3, 1936, in Williamston, S.C. He found peace Monday, April 16, 2007, at age 70. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Pat; children, Edward (Brenda) Usher of Waukesha, Thomas (Christine) Usher of New Berlin and Carol (Thomas) Burg of Waukesha; and brothers, James (Rosemary) Bass of Seneca, S.C., and Francis "Jack" Bass of Boiling Springs, S.C. He is further survived by five grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.

Sam retired as a machinist from Alloy Products.

Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service Thursday, April 19, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 Bluemound Road (at highways J and JJ, four blocks south of Interstate 94), Waukesha. Entombment will follow at Prairie Home Cemetery.

Church and Chapel Ritter-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 549-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.