Lee Funeral Home and Crematorium

3101 Dewdney Ave, Regina, SK


Richard Ronald Bast

February 3, 1936June 3, 2019

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Richard Bast, a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, uncle and friend at the age of 83. Richard was born and raised in Dilke, Sask. At the age of 18 he moved to Regina with his family. His first job was delivering bread door to door and from there he worked at Canadian Motors gas station serving customers before moving to the parts department. In 1960 he was offered a job managing Rad and Brake Service. Then in 1981 he opened his own business, BAST Radiator and Brake Ltd.. Richard is survived by his wife, Marge, of over 60 years; children Brenda(Randy) Nicolle, Darren(Cathy)Bast, Brent Bast, Rhonda(Lud)Gieni and Allan Bast; grandchildren Charira Nicolle(Kirk Draper), Joel(Josie) Nicolle, Kylie Nicolle, Brianna(Ryan)Bastock, Janae(Ryan)Dumont, Danielle Bast(Mike Schienbein), Braun(Cloe) Tuer, Dallas(Devan)Tuer, Carly (Daryl) Bunnell; great grandchildren Hayden Nidesh, Gemma Bunnell, Linden Bunnell, Kiah Draper, McKinnon Draper, Charlotte Dumont, Emma Shienbein, Nora Tuer and Miles Tuer; Richard’s siblings; Rose Church, Bernie Selinger, Frank(Dorothy)Bast, Theresa Lipp, Christina(Andy) Zeigler, Fred(Cheryl)Bast, Joe(Karen) Bast, Tony(Kathy)Bast, Cathy Hensrud; in laws Mary Bast, Mary Horvath, Anne Ursulan, Velma Matai, Sr. Helen Matai, Yolanda Eckel, John and Deanna Matai, Rose and Claude Desautels. As well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Richard was Predeceased by his parents Frank and Katherine (Schmidt) Bast; mother and father in law Frank Sr and Theresa (Sich) Matai; sisters Lorraine Bast, Mary Vogt, Pauline Sigmeth, Josie Ziegler and brother Alfred Bast; in laws Wendell Vogt, George Sigmeth, Tony Ziegler, Glenn Church, Ralph Selinger, Vaughan Hensrud, George Lipp, Violet Bast, Frank Matai Jr, Joe Matai, Sr. Carola Matai, Laureen Matai, Frank Horvath, John Ursulan. A funeral service will be held on Saturday June 8, 2019 at 10:30am at the Holy Family Parish, 1021 McCarthy Blvd N. An interment will take place at a later date. To leave an online message of condolence please visit www.leefunerals.com


  • Funeral Service Saturday, June 8, 2019


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Grant and Carole Emery

June 10, 2019

Marge and family, our sincere condolences are with you at this very sad time, Richard was truly a very good man.

Don and Pat Keating

June 8, 2019

We are so sorry to here of Richards passing. Great neighbor for years.
Take care Marge , and family.
Our prayers .
Pat & Don

Cherie and Derrick Massier

June 8, 2019

Sending our sympathy to the entire Bast family. Sorry we could not make the service, sending hugs to everyone.
Cherie & Derrick Massier

Marcella O'Connell

June 8, 2019

Mt deepest sympathy Marge and your beautiful family. Richard was one of very favorite cousins

Dennis and Jerri Orb

June 8, 2019

Marge, Allan and the Bast family;
We are very sorry for your loss.
We will always remember Richard as a very friendly, kind and fun loving person.
Our deepest sympathies.
From Dennis and Jerri Orb.

John and Barbara Cerato

June 7, 2019

Our sincere condolences to Margaret and family. It is always difficult when a loved one passes, but may your many happy memories give you comfort.

Ken Scholefield

June 7, 2019

I am sorry for your loss, working at Bast Radiator helped me when I needed help. He gave me an opportunity when I needed a chance.

Garry + Dixie Church

June 7, 2019

Our sincere condolences to Aunt Marge and all the family. I will remember Uncle Richard as a man with a positive attitude and a wonderful warm smile. It saddens me to hear we have lost a truly good man. Keep smiling on the other side Uncle!

Rick & Joan Heisler

June 6, 2019

Marge and family:
So very sorry to hear of Richard's passing.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
God bless.

Derrick Lipp

June 6, 2019

My deepest sympathies to Allan and family.