Alfred H. Bassetti passed away on May 21, 2018 at 89 years old. Al was born and raised in Soledad.
He was a 1947 graduate of Gonzales High School. He married his high school sweetheart, Anita Arbrun Bassetti, and celebrated his 65th wedding anniversary in 2015. He grew up on the family ranch and was a farmer, involved in the produce business as well as the viticulture industry.
He has been a member of various organizations in Soledad, was a life-time member of Salinas Elks and served on the Soledad District School Board. He also served on the Arroyo Seco Association Board and spent many good days at the cabin with his family barbecuing his best chicken. He loved hunting, fishing and telling a good story.
He is survived by his wife, Anita Bassetti, his sons, Marvin Bassetti (Lynn Bassetti preceded him in death) and Mark Bassetti (Twila Bassetti), his daughters Janice Miller (Don Mohr) and Diane Bassetti-Schmidt (Tom Schmidt); six grandchildren, Sara Bassetti, Jason Bassetti, Brandon Mohr, Amber Mohr, Tommy Schmidt, Michael Schmidt, and eight great grandchildren.
Private family services will be held.
Donations may be made to American Cancer Society, 945 South Main Street Suite 201, Salinas CA 93901 in Al’s memory.
Funeral Arrangements by Struve and Laporte Funeral Home.Online condolences to www.struveandlaporte.com