Sohan Bassi

Obituary of Sohan Singh Bassi

Sohan Singh Bassi, passed away peacefully at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, CA, on August 21, 2023, at the age of 79, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on March 1, 1944, in Bundala, District Jalandhar, India to Gurdas Singh Bassi and Pooro Kaur Bassi. Sohan was the youngest of three children. In November 1966, he embarked on a journey to immigrate to England. While there, he found odd jobs working in local factories to support himself. Sohan resided in England for eight years before making the decision to move back to India in 1974. In 1975, Sohan was sponsored by his sister, Jaswant Kaur Johl, and immigrated to Marysville, CA, along with his wife and young son. Their daughter, was born a year later. Being the hard worker, he quickly acclimated to the farming life and helped his sister and brother-in-law with their farming business. In 1993, Sohan retired and enjoyed his time with his wife, kids and grandson. He was a loving father, caring grandfather, cherished brother and a dear friend to all who crossed his path. Sohan will be remembered for his integrity, kind demeanor and great sense of humor. He always enjoyed a good belly laugh. Among other hobbies, he took great pleasure in gardening, enjoying a beer at Straw Hat Pizza and listening to his favorite music by Mohammed Rafi and Lata Mangeshkar. Sohan is survived by his loving wife, Naranjan; son, Sukhvinder (Harjinder); daughter, Jeavan (Devinder); and grandchildren, Robbie (Hardeep), Devin and Amreen. He is preceded in death by his brother, Joginder S. Bassi; and sister, Jaswant K. Johl. Services will be held Saturday, August 26, 2023, at 11:00 AM at Ullrey Memorial Chapel, 817 Almond Street, Yuba City, CA. Prayer services will follow at Tierra Buena Sikh Temple, 2468 Tierra Buena Road, Yuba City, CA.

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