Thomas A. Dazell, of Cassopolis

Nov. 8, 1949 — June 14, 2020

Thomas Allen Dazell, 70, of Cassopolis, a proud father and hard worker, died peacefully Sunday morning, June 14, 2020, in his residence in the comfort of his family’s presence.

He was born Nov. 8, 1949, in Niles, the middle of five children, of Wendell and Jean Dazell.

Tom received his associates degree from Southwestern Community College. He was a master Plumber and licensed electrician in the state of Indiana and Michigan. He ran a successful business in Cassopolis on Diamond Lake for more than 40 years. Tom retired from the Plumbers and Pipefitters Union Local 172. He was responsible for maintaining industrial plants in Indiana and neighboring states.

In his spare time, he belonged to the Free Masons and enjoyed spending time with his family. He always mentioned he wanted to travel to Australia. Tom was always willing to help someone out, putting their needs before his own.

Thomas will be greatly missed by family and friends. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Dee Dazell; four children, Christopher (Cindy) Dazell, Jennifer Dazell Pinkowski, Jill (Brad) Wozniak, Matthew (fiance’ Lisa Schmidt) Dazell; two grandchildren, Jordan Wozniak, Lillian Wozniak; one sister, Elaine Swartz; one brother, Ralph Dazell; one sister-in-law, Jackie Dazell; and a host of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Naida Marie Covyeou-Wallace; and one brother, Richard Dazell.

Please contact Connelly Chapel Wagner Family Funerals (269) 445-2435 or visit for arrangements and service details.

Mr. Dazell’s remains will be laid to rest in Prospect Hill Cemetery, in Cassopolis.

The family prefers contributions in Thomas’ memory be made to the family to assist with medical expenses, care of Connelly Chapel Wagner Family Funerals, 202 N. Broadway St., Cassopolis, MI 49031.

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