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Lisa A. Bass
November 21, 1964 ~ July 24, 2023 (age 58) 58 Years Old
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WOODHULL – Lisa A. Bass, 58, of Woodhull, died at 1:55 a.m., Monday, July 24, 2023 at her home.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, July 30 at the First Baptist Church in Galva with Pastor Don Reul officiating. Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 p.m., Friday, July 28 at Rux Funeral Home in Galva. Burial will be in Galva Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the Kewanee Chapter of the Henry County Humane Society.
She was born November 21, 1964 in Kewanee, the daughter of William “Bill” and Carole (Jones) Robinson. She had previously been married to Jay D. Halsall on January 26, 1992 in Las Vegas, NV and he preceded her in death on October 23, 1994 and to Mark Hier. She married Wally Bass on September 19, 2009 at Catalpa Grove in Toulon. Survivors include her husband of Woodhull, her mother, Carole Knighton of Galva, her son, Dane (Whitney) Halsall of Monmouth, a stepdaughter, Kendra (Julius) Tyus of Kewanee, her stepmother, Sharon Lappin of Kernersville, NC, her two brothers, Mike (Marty Thompson) Robinson of Norristown, PA and David (Rose) Robinson of Galva, a stepbrother, Joe (April) Fjeld of Kernersville, NC, four grandchildren; Payton and Tyler Haines, Draiman Marshall and Beckham Halsall, two step-grandchildren, Emersyn and Quincy and several nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by her father, two stepfathers, Doug Knighton and Bill Lappin and her daughter, Kayla Halsall.
Lisa graduated from Galva High School in 1982 and from Illinois State University and obtained her Masters from St. Ambrose University. She was a licensed clinical social worker, working as the Clinical Supervisor for the Integrated Assessment Program at Northern Illinois University. She had also previously worked at the Kewanee Life Skills Re-Entry Center, for Southern Illinois University and for DCFS. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Galva. She was a lover of all animals and enjoyed softball and basketball, swimming at the beach and especially riding motorcycles. Most of all, she loved her grandchildren and the time spent with them.