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Ursula Djordjevic dies at 81

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Ursula Djordjevic, 81, of Chesterton, passed away Thursday, June 11, 2009.

Ursula was born in Stargard, Germany July 13, 1927 the daughter of Hermann and Frieda (Drose) Giese, both of whom preceded her in death.

She married Miroslav Djordjevic in 1947. They moved to the U.S. in 1951 and became citizens in 1955. He preceded her in death.

Ursula is survived by her children, Marian (Steve) Tarr of Chesterton, Peter Djordjevic of Virginia and Yasmine (Clay) Wiker of Salt Lake City, Utah; grandchildren, Jennifer (Jon) Elvis of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Jill Djordjevic of Austin, Texas, Denise (Jon) Carter of Brownsburg, Ind., Sandra (Chuck) Nichols of Oxford, Conn. and Steven (Angela) Tarr of Naples, Fla.; great grandchildren, Rowan, Duncan and Lily Carter, Chloe, Ellie and Jake Nichols, Erin Tarr and Carly and Carson Elvis.

She is preceded in death also by a sister, Edith Cross.

Ursula worked in sales for Goldblatt’s for 10 years. She was a member of the Westchester Senior Center and Banta Senior Center. She enjoyed politics, playing skippo, reading, traveling, movies with popcorn and her great grandchildren.

A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 13, in Chesterton Cemetery, 300 E. Porter Ave., Chesterton.

Arrangements are under the direction of Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home.




Posted 6/12/2009