Rade D. Jurich

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Rade D. Jurich , age 84, of West Lafayette, IN passed away on Sunday, July 27, 2014. He was born in Glavice (Glamoc), Bosnia Yugoslovia. He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Rajna; three children: Brenda (Robert) Larew, Danny (Tracy) Jurich, and Milan (Nicole) Jurich; seven grandchildren: Sarah (Kyler) Wilson, Stephen and Nick Larew, Matthew and Mason Jurich, Mira Jurich, and Sara Wist; great-grandson, Samuel Wilson; brother, Ratko (Julijana) Djurich; cousins: Jovo (Susan) Djurich, Nikola Djurich, and numerous nephews, nieces Kumovi, and friends in the United States and Serbia. Preceded in death by his parents, Branko and Djuka, brother, Dusan, sister, Stoja and beloved uncles: Trifun, Vojko, Spiro, Jovo, and Mico. Funeral service will be held on Friday, August 1, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the Most Holy Mother of God Monestary Church in Grayslake, IL. with Rev. Aleksandar Savic officiating. At rest, Most Holy Mother of God Cemetery. Friends are invited to visit with Rade's family on Thursday, from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the Lincoln-Ridge Funeral Home, 7607 West Lincoln Highway, Schererville. Pomen Prayer Service Thursday evening at 6:00 p.m. Rade was a member of the St. George Serbian Orthodox Church, East Chicago, IN. 42 year retired employee of Inland Steel Company and a proud member of it's 25 years club. UDRUZENJE S.B.K.J.V. Draza Mihailovich. Served as a "FREEDOM Fighter with his uncles during World War II in the former Yugoslavia. Afterwards he served with the British Army in German as well as the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. His war time experiences led him to have a deep regard for education, the importance of good health, and devotion to family, friends, and Kumovi. He loved the United States. He showed compassion for all less fortunate and gave before being asked. The love and the generosity that he gave to his family were beyond reproach and served as an example to us all. He always believed that God was Good to his family until the day he died. May his memory be eternal.

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Lincoln Ridge Funeral Home
7607 W Lincoln Hwy
Schererville, IN 46375
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Published in The Times on July 30, 2014
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