Daniel Ikach, age 88, of McKeesport, died April 7, 2018, at home. Born September 8, 1929, in Duquesne, he was the son of the late Vaso and Mileva (Lakich) Ikach and the husband of Dorothy (Hutsko) Ikach for over 42 loving years.
Daniel was owner and operator of Ikach Trucking, for 51 years. He was a member of St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church, of McKeesport - Duquesne and the (SNF) Serbian National Federation. He enjoyed boating, water skiing and snow skiing in his early years. Daniel taught many friends how to water ski throughout the years. He enjoyed dancing and was always a true gentleman. He loved his family dearly and the time they spent together. Daniel cherished the trips he and his wife took together and in 2011, he and Dorothy fulfilled his dream of traveling the Panama Canal. In addition to his wife, Daniel is survived by his children, Bruce A. Bennett of North Versailles and Susan (Thomas) Vilushis of Upper St. Clair; grandson, Danny Vilushis; siblings, Milan (Helen) Ikach of Warren, MI and Sophie (Michael) Orell of North Huntingdon; also nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, from 6 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday, April 11, 2018, from 2 to 8 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, April 12, 2018, at 10 a.m., in the funeral home chapel with the Very Rev. Stevan G. Rocknage officiating. Burial will follow in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park. The family would like to thank the dedicated caregivers from Bethany Hospice. Memorial contributions are suggested to the St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church, 901 Hartman St., McKeesport, PA 15132 or Alzheimer's Association, 1100 Liberty Ave., #E201, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.
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Originally published April 08, 2018.