Adam Slav Eterovich peacefully passed away at his home in San Carlos, CA at the age of 82. Born in San Francisco to the late Ana and Ivan Eterovich; both immigrants from Croatia. Adam graduated from San Francisco State University, obtaining degrees in History and Business. He served four years in the US Army during the Korean War, becoming Sergeant First Class. He was a historian and author of several books, articles and studies on Croatian-Americans which had tremendous historical value. He was also a long-time member of SMBS - Croatian Cultural Center and Croatian Fraternal Union.
He is survived by his beloved wife Danica of 54 years, his daughter Karen and son-in-law Anthony Palladino Sr. Adam was a devoted grandfather to his grandchildren Stephanie Palladino (Jess), Anthony Palladino Jr., Christina Palladino (Adam), and great-grandchildren Wyatt and Stella. He is also survived by his sisters Winnie Biocini (George), Katie Eterovich, Francis Bulanti (Charlie), his brother John Eterovich, his brother-in-law Tom Kralj (Marica) and many cousins, nieces and nephews.
Friends are invited to visit and attend a Memorial Service on Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 1:00PM at the Chapels of Valente Marini Perata and Company, 4840 Mission Street, SF.
Published by San Francisco Chronicle from Feb. 17 to Feb. 24, 2013.