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SMS (Ret.) Herbert “Herb” Sass, 97, died peacefully Friday, April 2. 2021 at Carnegie Village, Belton, Mo where he had resided since 2019. A veteran of World War II, flying 35 missions over Germany, served proudly in the United States Air Force for 23 years.
SMS Sass was born on March 2, 1924 in Willow Springs, Mo. to Carl and Thelma Sass.
His final days were spent surrounded by family and the many staff members at Carnegie Village that loved and cared for him.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 75 years, Betty J Sass; is survived by son Larry, son Chris and wife Donita, daughter Tracey Monk and husband Jeff, grandson Shaun Sass, granddaughter Angie Amande, 2 great granddaughters, numerous nephews, nieces, and other cherished family and friends.
A visitation will take place at Heartland Cremation & Burial Society, 6113 Blue Ridge Blvd, Raytown, MO, Thursday, 4/8/2021, from 12:30-1:30pm with gravesite services and burial to follow; 3pm at Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Higginsville, Mo. 20109 Business Highway 13.
Memorial gifts may be made to the American Diabetes Association or the American Heart Association.