(Age 85) Passed away peacefully of cancer at Hospice House on November 12, 2013.
He was born November 26, 1927 in Bovey, MN to John and Anna Dasovich.
He grew up in Bovey and attended the local school there until he was 13 as his father needed his help on the farm.
He entered the US Army in 1945 at the age of 18 and served in Korea as a First Cook.
After discharge he went to mechanic school.
He then married and had different jobs to support his family.
He moved his family to Spokane in 1966 where he first worked at Spokane Flour Mill until it closed, then at Centennial Flour Mill until he retired in 1993.
He had divorced and eventually married his wife Gail in 2003 and she survives him at home.
He is also survived by five children, Barney (Wendy), Brenda, Jesse (Kerry), Jennifer (Dave) Schmitt and Jeffrey; seven stepchildren Dan (Terri) Harper, Connie (Mark) Pierce, Gary (Joanie), Jerry (Anna), Duane (Susan), Sharon (Mark) Robinson, Jeff (Shana); many grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and a sister Catherine.
He was preceded in death by his parents, baby brother John Jr., sister Helen and son Steven.
Memorial Service 12:30PM, Saturday, November 23, 2013 at Heritage Chapel.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to Hospice of Spokane, P.O.
Box 2215, Spokane 99210 or the American Cancer Society.