Vlasta Angela Ravlic-Stach died peacefully in her sleep at her family home of 65 years. Vlasta was born in Rock Springs, Wyoming, to John and Angelina Ravlic, who were Croatian immigrants. Upon the death of her father, toddler Vlasta and infant sister Nada moved with their mom to Salmon, Idaho, to join Grandmother Antonia, Uncle John and Aunt Catherine on the family farm.

In her early twenties, Vlasta worked as a telephone operator for Mountain States Telephone in Salmon and then in Boise, Idaho. She met her future husband Joseph S. Stach in Portland at the Chancellor Club, where she asked Joe to dance. Joe and Vlasta were married on June 12, 1954, at St. Mary Cathedral in Portland on Rose Festival Parade Day.

Vlasta was a homemaker, an avid gardener, baker and canner. Vlasta loved people, conversation, her faith and family. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Joseph, sister Nada DeVries and son-in-law Randall Huey.

She is survived by her daughters, Nadine Huey and Cynthia Stach; sons, Raymond (Patsy) Stach and Brian Stach; grandsons, Michael (Amanda) Stach and Christopher (Brittany) Stach; granddaughters, Vanessa Huey and Jade (Jordyn) Van Atta and great grandson Stefan Stach.