Iride Angela Basso
Iride Angela Basso, 92, of Wadsworth, IL (formerly of Boca Raton, FL) passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, June 25, 2009. She was born April 2, 1917 in Detroit, MI and was raised in Italy and Tunisia.
She was a homemaker and fulfilled every one of her life's desires as she enjoyed life to the fullest.
Iride is survived by her nieces, Anna Maria (Jerry) Beck of Wadsworth and Patricia (Umberto) Rossini of Switzerland; great-nieces and nephews, Jamie (Colleen) Montgomery of Lake Villa, Stephanie (Vinson) Poland of Ohio, Gabriella (Leo) Leonardi of Switzerland and Luca Rossini of Switzerland; great-great nieces and nephews, Haylie and Brynn Montgomery and Ryann & A.J. Poland; very dear friend, Irene of New York; and brother, Dr. Paolo Fallucca of Italy.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John J. Basso; and sisters, Dr. Egle Fontana and Italia Fallucca.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 1, 2009 from 4:30-6:30 pm with memorial services to start at 6:30pm at the Salata Gurnee Funeral Home, 4190 Old Grand Avenue, Gurnee, IL.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Judes Children's Hospital in Iride's honor.
Interment is Private.
Be sure to sign the online guestbook at www.gurneefuneralhome.com.
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Published in News Sun from June 29 to June 30, 2009