David Lee Daoust, age 77 of Defiance, passed away on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at Ebeid Hospice Center in Sylvania, Ohio.
He was born on December 18, 1943 to William and Mary (Stoll) Daoust in Defiance, Ohio. Dave proudly served our country in the U.S. Air Force from 1961 to 1965. In 1966 he married Jane (Starrett) Daoust, who preceded him in death in 2004. Dave managed the maintenance departments to all branches of First Federal Bank in Defiance for over 30 years until his retirement in 2006. He was a member of Eagles Post #372. He was a huge fan of NASCAR, and enjoyed "tinkering" on things, going to casinos and spending time on the beach.
Dave will be sadly missed by his daughter, Tammy (Ted) Theaker of Holland, OH, his stepson Steve Mitchell of Defiance, his granddaughter Brittany (Mark) Dubow of Bowling Green, OH, and his brother, Douglas (Therese) Daoust of Defiance, Ohio.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Jane, four brothers, William, Thomas, Gerald, and Roger "Bob" Daoust, and his sister, Barbara Hasselschwert.
Visitation will be held from 10:00 to 11:00 am on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at Schaffer Funeral Home South, Lawson-Roessner Chapel (1753 S. Clinton Street). Funeral services will follow at 11:00 am at Schaffer Funeral Home South, with Fr. John Stites officiating. Due to the recent pandemic, masks and social distancing are required to enter the funeral home. Burial will take place at Riverside Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to Ebeid Hospice. Online condolences can be given at www.Schafferfh.com.
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