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Daniel Malesic

November 16, 1946 — May 14, 2023

Tremonton

Daniel Charles Malesic, a beloved member of the Tremonton community and war veteran, passed away on May 14, 2023, at the age of 76.

Daniel was born on November 16, 1946, in Pittsburgh, PA to proud parents Charles F. Malesic & Helen A. Mentzer. He spent his formative years in Santa Clara, California and graduated from Santa Clara High School.

Daniel joined the military where he served as a Sergeant for three years and was honorably discharged. During his service, he received several awards including the Marksman (Rifle) award, Good Conduct Medal, Cold War Medal, and National Defense Service Medal.

Daniel married Nansi Andrew Malesic on December 20th, 2003, in Tremonton where they settled down together.

After the military service, Daniel worked at Memorex for 13 years and later spent over two decades at Lockhead Martin before retiring from their plant in Promontory in 2006.

Outside of work, Daniel was an accomplished oil painter and enjoyed riding his Harley. He was also a member of BACA (Bikers Against Child Abuse) and The Fraternal Order of Eagles. Daniel loved spending time in Wendover, Nevada.

He is survived by wife, Nansi; brother-in-law Robert (Bob) Earkson; step-children Stacie (Michael) Rasmussen, Tresa Nelson & Christopher Haltiner; grandchildren Alora, Kaydence, Diesel, Dezalynn, Landyn, and Mahrya .

He is preceded in death by his parents Charles F. Malesic & Helen A. Mentzer and half-sisters Rita Maskel & Patricia Nelson.

Family and friends will gather to pay their respects at Rogers & Taylor Funeral Home in Tremonton on Wednesday evening (May 17, 2023) from 6-8 P.M., and again on Thursday (May 18, 2023) from 10-10:45 A.M. before the funeral service at the Tremonton Stake Center (660 N. 300 E.- Tremonton, UT 84337) at 11 A.M. The interment will be with full military honors in the Richmond Cemetery.

The family extends their gratitude to Sandstone Healthcare Group; CNS Hospice, especially to Fyre, Leora, Karl, and Jason; and neighbors Sharon Green and Val & Katherine Burton for their support.

Daniel will be missed dearly by all who knew him. His obituary and the livestream of his funeral service can be found on his memorial page at www.ruddfuneralhome.com.

 

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