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Virginia L. Bass, age 80 of Rock Falls, died Saturday, March 17, 2018 at the Citadel of Sterling (formerly Sterling Pavilion).

Virginia was born on January 3, 1938 in Round Grove, the daughter of Harold and Ethel (Manon) Van Horn. She married George Bass on August 8, 1954 in Rock Falls. He preceded her in death on March 14, 2014. Virginia worked at General Electric in Morrison before retiring.

Survivors include two daughters, Cindy (Wess) Henson of Sterling and Tammy (Gary) Payne of Geneseo; four sons, Jeff Bass of Dixon, Brian Bass of Sterling, Todd Bass of Rock Falls and Brad (Edith) Bass of Rock Falls; two sisters, Diane Anderson of Mesa, AZ and Sally Ruel of Mesa, AZ; three brothers, James Van Horn of Sterling, Steven Van Horn of Mesa, AZ and Jack Van Horn of Rock Falls; 17 grandchildren, 37 great grandchildren; 2 great, great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; two sisters, Joyce Bass and Sandy Timmons and two brothers, Roger Van Horn and Harold Van Horn, Jr.

Visitation will be Tuesday, March 20, 2018 from 5:00-7:00 P.M. at the McDonald Funeral Home in Sterling, 505 1st Avenue. Funeral service will be Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. at the funeral home with Pastor Dalmus Meeks officiating. Burial will follow at Coloma Township Cemetery in Rock Falls.

In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established in her memory.