Daniel Leon Naasz, 64, passed away at his home in Hesperia, CA on October 12, 2016. Daniel was born September 11, 1952 in Yakima, WA to Harold and Jackie Naasz. He attended Auburn High School and graduated in 1970. He began his career at BNSF Railway in 1977 where he worked in 9 states and Canada and retired from in July 2012.

In 1974 he welcomed his first daughter, Brandi. He married Sharon in 1978, having two more children, Kelli in 1981 and Kiel in 1988. Dan made his home in Yakima, WA where he lived until 2009 when he moved to California.

He enjoyed volunteering for Wishing Star Foundation, books, movies, tattoos, collecting everything under the sun, farmers markets, traveling, and visiting with friends and family. He was a member of The Vintiques Car Club.

 

Dan is preceded in death by his father Harold, mother Jackie, daughter Kelli, and sister Kristy Gonzalez. He is survived by his daughter Brandi Knight, son Kiel Naasz, grandchildren Chelsea, Kendra, Kaity, Kaisen, and a grandson coming in November.

A Celebration of life will be held September 23, 2017 in Selah, WA. Please contact Kiel at (509) 895-4999 for time and location.