Radojka "Rada" (nee
Jankovic) Gasic, age 77 of Chesterton, passed away Friday, July 22, 2016 at
home with her loving family by her side. Radojka was born in Arandjelovac,
Srbija (Serbia) and came to the US with her husband Nikola and daughter,
Mladenka in 1969. Rada was a lifelong member of St. Sava Serbian Orthodox
Church and it's Ladies Auxiliary "Kolo Sestara". She was retired from
Federal Mogul after many years of service. Radojka was an avid baker, well
known for her nutrolls and palacinke. She loved gardening and tending to her
garden. Radojka is preceded in death by her husband Nikola Gasic; parents,
Aleksandar and Ljubica Jankovic; siblings Jovan (Milena) Jankovic, Zorka
Nedic, Milivoje (Bosiljka) Jankovic and Tomislav (Djurdja) Jankovic. Radojka
is survived by her loving daughter Mladenka "Margo" (Bryan) Cooley,
cherished grandchildren Austin and Sydney Cooley; siblings Miloslav (Gordana)
Jankovic; brother-in-law Branko Nedic, niece Ljiljana Radosavcevic, nephew
Aleksandar Jankovic, and many other nieces, nephews and Kumovi and friends.
will be held Wednesday, July 27, 2016, at 10 a.m., directly at St. Sava
Serbian Orthodox Church, 9191 Mississippi St., Merrillville, with V. Rev.
Marko Matic officiating. Interment Angelcrest Cemetery, 192 E 600 N,
Valparaiso, IN, 46383.
Visitation will be
held Tuesday, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Calumet Park Funeral Chapel,
7535 Taft St, Merrillville, IN, with a Pomen Service at 7 p.m. Rada will be
fondly remembered by all.
For any further
information please call Savich and Semplinski Funeral Directors at Calumet
Park Funeral Chapel (219) 736-5840 or