René F. Bass(1948 - 2013)

Ren^ F. Bass, 65, Warrenton, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at St. Joseph Health Center, St. Charles.

She was born Jan. 20, 1948, in St. Charles, the daughter of Francis Bud Nacke and wife Bernice.

Before her retirement, Ren^ was employed as a clerk for Warrenton Veterinary Clinic. She assisted with the Animal Welfare Association of Warren County (AWA), saved and rescued many animals, her favorite being the Scotty. Ren^ loved to paint and draw.

She is survived by her husband, George Bass, Warrenton; mother, Bernice Nacke, O'Fallon; one daughter, Beki Watson; two sisters, Pat Behle and husband Charlie, New Melle, and Annette Jackson and husband Kurt; other relatives and many friends.

Ren^ was preceded in death by her father, Francis Bud Nacke; and one sister, Debbie Gillette.

Visitation was held Thursday, April 25, from 2:30 to 8 p.m. at Pitman Funeral Home, Wentzville.

A funeral service was held Friday, April 26, at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home.

Burial was private.

Memorials to the Animal Welfare Association are preferred.

The family was served by Pitman Funeral Home, Wentzville.

Published in The Missourian on May 2, 2013