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Services Wednesday for Radojka 'Rada' Gasic

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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.

Funeral Services 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


Posted 7/25/2016





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