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Obituary: David T. Blazevic | Jan. 11, 202

David T. Blazevic passed away on January 11, 2022, in Price, Utah at the age of 94. His wife for 57 years, Sally Mount Blazevic, passed away in 2012. They lived in the Dolphin Lake area of Homewood from 1972 until they moved to Arizona in 1998. He was born in Duluth, Minnesota on March 20, 1927, as the 4th child in a family that eventually had 15 children.

He is survived by three children, Edine Heinig (Terry) of Markesan, Wisconsin, Eric Blazevic (Dana) of Seattle, Washington, and Erica Kardelis (David) of Helper, Utah and seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren. He is also survived by his brothers and sisters Millicent, Monica, and Elizabeth in Minnesota; Raymond in Florida; Clement in Nebraska; Rosemary in Colorado, and Vincenta in Indiana along with hundreds of nieces and nephews.

He served in WWII and ended up in the 82nd Airborne Division, and later was the President of the U of M Ski Club and graduated as a Mechanical Engineer from the University of Minnesota in 1951. From 1951 to 1982, he worked for US Steel, Youngstown Sheet & Tube, J & L Steel, and Columbia Tool Steel before starting Hot Rolling Consultants in 1982. He remained a consultant to the steel industry until he passed away. He has presented technical papers in the USA and at various conferences around the world. He has 5 patents, written 12 books, and copyrighted many papers concerning hot rolling in the steel industry.


Funeral Mass will be held at 11am, Saturday, February 5, 2022, at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 5 South Main, Helper, Utah. Visitation and viewing will be held one hour before the Funeral Mass at the church.

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