Joan Reddout

Obituary of Joan Gayle Reddout

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Joan Gayle (Bass) Reddout passed away suddenly on Monday, February 27, 2023, at the age of 72. Joan was born to D. George and Angline F. (Chantiny) Bass on August 9, 1950, who made their home in Reese, Michigan. She graduated from Reese High School in 1968.

Known for her loving kindness and generosity, Joan was a natural caretaker. She found her calling in caring for clients who needed help the most.


What mattered most to her in the world was her family. She is survived by her children, Neil (Christeen) Freeland, and her daughter, Erika (Jamie) Sisson, both of Penn Yan, New York; her grandchildren, Samantha (Michael) Marsh of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, Derek (Brandie) Sisson of Cadiz, Kentucky, Ashley Sisson of Penn Yan, New York, and Amanda (Holly) Davis of Penn Yan, New York; her great-grandchildren, Clynton and Grayson Marsh, Emmett Sisson, and Porter and Dax Davis; her siblings, Leonard (Holly) Bass, of Watrousville, Michigan, Judy (Jim) Manning of Vassar, Michigan, and Dean (Karen) Bass, of Bay City, Michigan; her sister-in-law, Ann Bass of Grimes, Iowa; and her nieces and nephews, Aaryn Richard (Dave Temple), Sara (Matt) Schwartz, Laura (Mark) Vollrath, and Emily Bass.  She will be deeply missed by her cousin, Alice Geister, and friends Dorothy Fredrick and Jake Reddout. She was predeceased by her parents, D. George and Angeline F. Bass, and her brother, Jim Bass.


Joan enjoyed spending quality time with her beloved family, friends, and pets. She found joy in gardening and bird watching. Joan was a talented artist and a natural at making friends. She could always take advantage of a good yard sale.


A memorial service will take place on Saturday, June 24, 2023, from 1 pm to 4 pm. It will be held at Saint Francis Xavier Cabrini Parish at 334 Division St., Vassar, Michigan. A luncheon will follow after a short service of remembrance.  To sign online guestbook, visit  Arrangements made with the Cremation Society of Mid Michigan.

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Memorial Service

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday, June 24, 2023
St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Parish
334 Division Street
Vassar, Michigan, United States
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Joan Reddout

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Joan Reddout

1950 - 2023

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