NEW ALBANY - Davidenkoff, Sergei Nikolai, 67, passed away Monday morning, March 4, 2013 at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
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He was a native of Lienz, Austria and was an elder at Park Christian Church in New Albany. He was the vice president of operations for ResCare Inc in Louisville and was a Kentucky Colonel. He was a 1969 graduate of Indiana University with a BS in Slavic languages and a lifetime member of the IU Alumni Association. He received the "Key to the City" of Crystal Springs, MS. Mr. Davidenkoff was a former coach and active member of the Floyd County Youth Soccer program.
He was preceded in death by his parents Vera (Ushakova) and Nikolai Davidenkoff.
Survivors include his wife, Karen (Stansifer) Davidenkoff , New Albany; son, Nikolai Sergei Davidenkoff , Clarksville, IN; daughters, Natalie Thurston (Eric) and Nadia Davidenkoff, all of New Albany; brother, Vladimir "Vova" Gitskij; sisters, Lidia Vargas, Olga Menendez, Anya Ushakova-Crain and Marina Ushakova Heritage, all of California ; and grandchildren, Parker Davidenkoff, Cole Thurston, Colin Thurston and Caden Thurston.
Visitation will be 1-8 p.m. Thursday at the Market St. Chapel of Seabrook, Dieckmann & Naville Funeral Homes, 1119 E. Market St., New Albany. His funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Friday at Park Christian Church, 2231 Green Valley Road, New Albany. Interment will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday in Clear Creek Cemetery, Bloomington, IN.
Expressions of sympathy to: Park Christian Church
Seabrook Dieckmann & Naville Funeral Homes
1119 East Market Street New Albany, IN 47150
Published in The Courier-Journal on Mar. 6, 2013