Ellen "Bonnie" Y. Bass

Ellen Y. “Bonnie” Bass Bonnie left our world to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at 6:25 am after multiple battles with cancer and lung disease. She was born to Albert Herring and Frances Heavenor on July 25, 1930. She was 91 years 10 months and 6 days. Her goal was to outlive her mom’s 97 years but she fell a little short. She will be returned to Florida to be placed with her loving husband at Brangus Naval Station mausoleum as soon as it can be scheduled. She was preceded in death by her parents Albert and Frances, sister, Mildred and her loving husband of 67-½ years Herbert Bass. They traveled the world during his 30 year tenure in the Air Force. Bonnie leaves behind three daughters, Donna Duffy (Bob), Lyn Gruen, and Bobbie Brandenburg (Barry). Grandchildren - Shannon Moore (Kenny), Kevin Duffy (Shannon), Yvonne Estrada (Erik), Brian Brandenburg (Martha), Bradley Brandenburg (Sharon). Great grandchildren- Tanner Garcia ( Aly Compton), Sydney Garcia (Dana), Natalie Slippen, Kelly Brandenburg (Sergio Pina),Timothy Melendez, Madison Taylor, Hailie Brandenburg, Kodey Brandenburg, Makayla Brandenburg (Kaleb Kistner), Kenyon Brandenburg, Ashley Sanchez, Jeremy Annuzio (Karen), Bradley and Isabel Grice and great great grandkids, Alexander and Alayniana Pina, Kaidence Sanchez, Anthony Annuzio, and baby Kinleigh Kistner on the way. We would like to thank Hope Hospice for all their loving and kind care in her final weeks. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Hope Hospice or one of your choice.

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  1. We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ Lux Funeral Home & Cremation Services

  2. Dearest Lyn and Yvonne, Ray and I want to extent out deepest condolences for the loss of your grandmother and mom. We have you in our hearts and prayers as you grieve. God bless you. Please extent this to your family. All our love, Ray & Ingrid

  3. I’ll miss her 😢 because she’s been my best friend next to Jesus BUT I’m full of JOY 😊 because I know I’ll see her again one day soon ☝️💖 Love and miss you bunches mommy Lyn…#2 daughter 🥰 6/25/2022

  4. Q: How did you meet Ellen “Bonnie”?

    A: I’ve always known her as my first cousin on my Dad’s side of the family. Her mom Frankie was my aunt. And we were best friends. Bonnie was always off on the road with Her so it was hard to connect with her sometimes. Bonnie and I became really good friends when my Dad ,James (Jim) Hickman passed away and the three of them came down to Leesburg Florida to be with me and my wife until he passed away. Bonnie,Frankie and I had a lot of long talks then.. I am just now finding about Bonnie, I spent half of 2021 in the hospital paralyzed on my left side from my waste down.. Bonnie and I called each other once or twice a month since 1999 and I spoke with her when Frankie called. I tried many times from the VA hospital but her phone had been disconnected so I knew something was up. You don’t know how many times I almost called in for missing persons, but now I know she is save in the land of Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior and God the father of all living things on earth. I will also rest easier now that I know where she is and where I will be going. My Dad passed less than a month before he would have turned 92 amazing. Love to all the family.

    • Mother always enjoyed talking with you. She was glad to have the friendship you shared over the years. You always made her smile. ❤️ I will keep you in my prayers 🙏 Hank. There will be a glorious reunion in eternity when we are all together again with Jesus … I so look forward to THAT DAY!!☝️💖
      Hugs 🤗 love ❤️ n prayers 🙏 Lyn Bass Gruen #2 daughter 😂

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