Mile Vukovic, beloved husband of Katharina Vukovic of Calgary, passed away at the Rockyview General Hospital on Monday, October 4, 2004, after a brief illness at the age of 72 years.
Mile was born on September 17, 1932 in Struga, Croatia. He married Katharina Blazevic in 1957. They immigrated to Winnipeg, MB in 1958, where they resided until 1992 when they moved to Calgary. Mile was a long time member of Alcoholics Anonymous, and he loved fishing.
Besides his loving wife Katharina, Mile is survived by his children, a son and daughter in-law, Joseph (Josip) and Francie Vukovic of Sherwood Park, and a daughter and son in-law, Josephine (Josipa) and Andjelko Cvitanovic of Calgary; four grandsons, Edward and Luke Vukovic, and Ivica and Mate Cvitanovic; a sister in-law Dragicia Vukovic of Croatia; two nieces, Carolina Vukovic of Croatia and Susan Vukovic of Germany; and a nephew Zvonimir Vukovic of Germany. Mile was predeceased by his mother Kata; his father Matija; and two brothers, Pero and Pavao.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at Our Lady of Marija Bistrica Croatian Catholic Church (14680 Deer Ridge Drive S.E.) on Thursday, October 7, 2004 at 8:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Marija Bistrica Croatian Catholic Church (14680 Deer Ridge Drive S.E.) on Friday, October 8, 2004 at 12:00 p.m. with The Rev. Domin Vladic, Presider. Graveside Service to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Lung Association, P.O. Box 4500, Station South, Edmonton, AB T6E 6K2 Telephone: 1 (888) 566 – 5864.
In living memory of Mile Vukovic, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E., CALGARY, TELEPHONE: (403) 256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences