James Nasto

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James Nasto, born in Detroit, passed away on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, at the age of 89.

He was a cost analyst for the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive Command in Michigan from 1964 until he retired in 1993. Upon retirement, he and his wife moved to Gaylord, Michigan, where he enjoyed golf, fishing, and traveling.

He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Donna Nasto; children, David (Barbara), Stephen (Denise), James Jr. (Amy), and Lori Carr (David); several grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and sister, Christine Young.

He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Arrangements were entrusted to Nelson Funeral Home, PO Box 1548, Gaylord MI 49734.



2 comments on “James Nasto”

  1. We are sorry to hear of Jim’s passing, we enjoyed visiting with him and Donna, hearing about the lake house and especially biking with him around the grounds. We were blessed to have him as a neighbor, they all looked out for each other and enjoyed meals together. Our condolences to the family.

  2. Uncle Jim was an affable guy who always had good advice for the nieces and nephews. Visiting him and Aunt Donna always was a pleasure. They were generous with food and refreshments in the old world Nasto tradition. He also liked to exercise, including riding his bike several miles to our house to visit his sister Chris.

    After I moved to Texas, I looked forward to their visits with their son and my Cousin Jim also in Houston. We enjoyed swims in our pool, great food and card games like Eucher. He was a sly competitor at cards. I will miss his hearty laugh, good cheer, stories from the past and always insightful advice.

    My mother Chris always asked about his well-being and dearly loved him. Called him on his birthday for many years. I know his brother, sisters and parents before him welcomed him in Heaven.

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