A memorial service for 50 year-old Kenneth Bass of Mallard was held Wednesday evening, Sept.14, at the Joyce Funeral Home in Emmetsburg.
Kenneth Paul Bass was born June 3, 1961, in Baltimore, MD. He attended school in Baltimore. Following his education, Ken began his career in roofing construction. He owned and operated several crews in the Baltimore area.
On June 28, 2002, Ken was united in marriage to Vicki Bennett in Lakewood, CO. In March of 2007, the couple made their home in Mallard.
Ken enjoyed playing the bass guitar and he played in several bands. He was an avid Baltimore Ravens fan. He loved spending time with family and friends.
On Sept. 10, 2011, Ken passed away at the Palo Alto County Hospital in Emmetsburg.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Vicki of Mallard; two sons, Billy Bass and wife, Bobbi Jo of Hanover, PA and Kenny Bass, Jr. of Westminster, MD; his parents: Hank and Doris (Gabler) Helfrich of Parkville, MD; two grandsons: Jackson and Jordan; and a granddaughter, Aaliyah; five siblings: Judy Lacey and husband, Jaimie of Churchville, MD, Patty Sullins and husband, Paul of Hyattsville, MD, Jim Helfrich and wife, Carol of Manchester, MD, Katie Meade and husband, Dick of Abdingdon, MD, and Bill Helfrich of Ellicot City, MD.
Online condolences: www.joycefuneralhomes.com