NICK DASHKEVICZ, Caro

Passed away Monday, June 4, 2012 at his home, at the age of 76. He was born Sept. 24, 1935 in Wells Township, the son of the late Alexander and Mary (Sioma) Dashkevicz. Nick was a lifelong resident of Wells Township and attended Frankford Country School and Caro High School. On May 19, 1956 he was united in marriage with the former Donna Wright in Caro. Nick was employed in the mobile home industry at Marlette Manufactured Homes and Active Homes in Marlette, first as a purchasing agent and then as a plant manager until his retirement in 1998. He enjoyed hunting, tinkering, working on small engines and fishing. Nick loved family holidays, gatherings and taking videos of all who attended. Nick is survived by his wife of 56 years, Donna Jean Dashkevicz; his children, Sally Benn and Robert Morrison of Dundee, Diane Dashkevicz of Caro, Ron and Shirley Dashkevicz of Vassar, Nicole and Jason Fox of Millington; seven grandchildren, Matthew, Ericka, Ashley, Austen, Cody, Natasha and Shasta; one great-grandson, Dylan; two sisters, Olga Jasinski of Lincoln Park and Nellie Buon of Livonia; several nieces, nephews, great- and great-great-nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Nick was preceded in death by six sisters and four brothers. Funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 7 at Ransford Collon Funeral Home in Caro, with Pastor Chad Minkler officiating. In keeping with Nick’s wishes, cremation will follow the service. The family will receive friends at Ransford Collon Funeral Home on Thursday from 2 p.m. until the time of service at 7 p.m. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Friends may share memories, thoughts and prayers online at www.RansfordCollon.com.

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