Oct 25, 1956 - Dec 29, 2021


October 25, 1956 - December 29, 2021


David M. Dausey, 65, of Marquette, died Wednesday evening, December 29, 2021, at his home, with his wife by his side, from congestive heart failure.

He was born October 25, 1956, in Pontiac, Michigan, a son of Russell and Elizabeth (Laux) Dausey.

David married Ann Englehart in Flint, Michigan on October 13, 1979.

He worked in accounting and tax preparation for various local businesses. He also was active in the local music scene working with bands and as a DJ. David served as a coach for the Miss USA Pagent at the local & state level and was active in the community with his therapy dog, Roxy, who was his best friend until her passing on December 15, 2021. He was also a member of the Masonic Lodge DeMolay.

David is survived by his wife, Ann Dausey of Marquette; sister, Julie Derocha; nephew, Leonard Hebert and his family, Jessica, Abby & Emma; cousins, Jan Broderson and Carol Papaleo; father-in-law, Paul Englehart; sisters-in-law, Virginia Fey, Ann Kohli and Kathy Willis; nieces, Jeanette (Donny) Batey, Lynnell (Greg) Taylor, Renea (Tony) Howard, Leslie (Chuck) Pickrell, Nicole Jonsson and her family, Kris & Will and Carey Willis; nephews, David Kohli and Roy Kohli, Jr; close friends, John Gaines, Tim Prisk, Terry Sharp and Jim Acocks; and pet partners, Sly & Stanley. He was preceded in death by his parents; mothers-in-law, Luella & Ruth; sister-in-law, Judy (John) Gentry; brothers-in-law, David Kohli, Jimmy (Delores) Kohli and Roy Kohli; and niece, Sally.

Honoring David's request, no services will be held.

Canale-Tonella Funeral Home and Cremation Services is assisting the family where memories may be shared at canalefuneral.com

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