Kasovac, Mitchell D.O.
76, of Phoenix, AZ passed April 5, 2014. He is survived by wife of 51 years, Martha Ann (Tonti) Kasovac, 5 children, 9 grandchildren, sister Peggy Meyendorff. He attended Wayne State Univ. and Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. He married in Detroit, MI 1962, settled in Phoenix where he practiced Family Medicine for 17 years and became DME at Phoenix General Hospital. Dr. Kasovac held several administrative positions including President of the American Osteopathic Association from 1990-1991. He concluded his career as Dean at Western Univ. of Health Sciences/COMP whereupon he retired back to Phx. He then acquired the position of Dir. Osteo. Grad. Med. Ed. Dev. for the A.O.A.; assisted with accreditation at A.T. Still University (ATSU), then professor of Family Med. His skills and knowledge of the Osteo. profession were highly valued and respected nationally. Dr. Kasovac accomplished his goals practicing medicine, being an educator, including his position as Dean. Many times he stated how fortunate he was to have acquired everything he hoped to do in his professional life. Visitation will be from 2:00-8:00 PM Sun., April 13, 2014 at St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church, 4436 E. McKinley St., Phx, AZ 85008 with Requiem service at 5:00 PM. Funeral will be at 10:00 AM Mon., April 14, 2014 at St. Sava Church, followed by graveside service at Tempe Double Buttes Cemetery, 2505 W. Broadway Rd., Tempe. In lieu of flowers: American Osteopathic Foundation/Mitchell Kasovac Scholarship Fund, 142 E. Ontario St., Chicago, IL 60611 (800) 621-1773 or St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church (602) 275-7360. Please visit www.hansenmortuary.com
for online condolences.