Passed away on Friday, March 14, 2014 at the age of 87, with his wife and children by his side. Survived by his loving wife Anka of 59 years, daughter Maria (John) El Baba, son Kresimir (Donna) Vukelic, grandchildren: Shadi, Amanda, Mark, Sara and Jason, brother Andrija (Anica) Vukelic, sister Anka (Stjepan) Jancikic all of Kelowna and many nieces , nephews and extended family in Croatia. Tata loved his family very much and will be sadly missed by all who loved him. Special thanks to all the nurses at the May Bennett Centre for all their incredible care and support for Tata and our family. Also, thank you to Dr. Isadore Segers to which he had a deep respect and regard for his many years of exceptional care as his family physician. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, March 21, 2014 at 9:30 am at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, 750 Rutland Road North, Kelowna, BC. Interment to follow in Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the May Bennett Centre, 135 Davie Road, Kelowna, BC, V1X 1Y8.
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