Valerie M. “Val” Daso

December 04, 1947 ‒ November 03, 2014

Marion, Ohio

Valerie M. Daso, age 67, of Marion, died unexpectedly Monday evening, November 3, 2014, at the Marion General Hospital following a brief illness.

On December 4, 1947, Val was born in Marion, Ohio, the daughter of the late Omar and Juanita (Pickering) Bourque. She attended Marion Harding High School.

For over 37 years, Val was a dedicated manager and district manager at McDonald’s Restaurant, retiring in 2012 from their Main Street location.

Having a huge heart, Val deeply loved her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and many dear friends. She also loved reading and watching crime tv shows.

She will be dearly missed by her three children: Sandy Lambert of Marion, Timothy (Amanda) Daso Jr. of Paintsville, KY, and Robert Daso of Marion; 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; two brothers and two sisters; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Including her parents, Val was preceded in death by a son, William Miller; a daughter, Veronica Miller; and a great-grandson.

Services honoring Val’s life will be observed privately by her family.

Memorial contributions may be made to the care of the funeral home to help her family with funeral expenses.

Denzer-Farison-Hottinger & Snyder Funeral Home is honored to have been chosen to serve Val’s family and your condolences may be expressed to them by visiting

  • Aunt Val I will miss you deeply, thanks for being there like a mother to me for most of my life! I love you forever and I will see you again someday! RIP

  • I was so sorry to read of Valerie’s death. I went to Taft and Harding (’65) with her, and remember her as being a nice and fun person. My condolences to her family.