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Quin Bassi

Quin Don Bassi, 72 of Skamokawa, died April 6, 2022 at his home. He was born March 10, 1950 in Puyallup to Henry and Mary (Ryden) Bassi.

He graduated from Puyallup High School in 1968 and began commercial fishing and working on charter boats. He fished in Alaska until 2007. After high school he was a bucking bronco rider in rodeos for several years. He also logged in Larson Bay and Kodiak, Alaska.

On October 2, 2004 he married his wife, Connie. He enjoyed trips to Mexico and Jamaica. He loved his family and especially enjoyed time with his grandchildren. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping, clam digging and trips to Mexico and Jamaica. Quin was stubborn, loving, generous and had a great sense of humor.

He is survived by his wife Connie, a son Quin Bassi, Jr. (Christeena); three daughters Nicole (John) McKinley, Kaylyn Kaattari and Jordyn Kaattari, a sister Julia Jump and four grandchildren.

A celebration of Quin’s life is pending and will be announced. Dowling Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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