Friday, October 15, 2010

Nikola Vukicevic

Nikola Vukicevic, age 90, passed away Friday morning, October 15, 2010, at the Vitas Ruth Hospice Home in Milwaukee. Nikola was born in Gledice Yugoslavia November 18, 1919, son of the late Zivojine and Milunka Vukicevic.

During World War II, he proudly served his country in the Yugoslav Army and was a POW while stationed in Germany. Following the war, Nikola left his country under communist control and instead immigrated to the United States. On August 12, 1960, he was united in marriage to the love of his life Stoja Tucakovic. Nikola was employed with Racine Steel Castings for over twenty five years until his retirement in 1980. He was a devoted member of St. George Serbian Orthodox Church. Nikola will be best remembered as a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather and will be dearly missed.

Survivors include his loving wife of 50 years, Stoja; his daughter, Marija (James) Webers of Pleasant Prairie; son, Radivoje “Rudy” Vukicevic of Prior Lake, MN; grandchildren, Olivia and Michael Webers; brother, Milan (Gordana) Vukicevic of Yugoslavia; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents, Nikola was also preceded in death by his brothers, Milisav and Milos.

Funeral services will be held at St. George Serbian Orthodox Church, 826 State St., on Monday, October 18, 2010, at 10 a.m., with Rev. Dragan Mitrovic officiating. Interment will follow at Most Holy Mother of God Cemetery, Third Lake, IL. Relatives and friends may meet with the family at the funeral home on Sunday from 5 to 7 p.m. with the prayer service at 7 p.m.

803 Main St., Racine  (262) 634-7888

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