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Milena "Nena" Popovich

October 24th, 2019

Milena "NENA" Popovich, age, 95, formerly of Northwest Indiana, passed away peacefully Oct 24, 2019. She immigrated to Gary, IN in 1959 from Josipdol, Yugoslavia and was a retired seamstress from Jantus Manufacturing Company. 'Nena' was a dedicated member of St Sava Serbian Orthodox Church in Merrillville, its Circle of Serbian Sisters and a Supporting member of 'Karageorge Choir'. Over many years, She also devoted much time to helping the St. Sava catering and Bingo workers.

She was preceded in death by her son, Svetozar Popovich, parents Simo and Ljuba Yancic, brother Milan Yancic and her teta Danica.

Nena is survived by her beloved son Nebojsa "Ned" (Lynnette) Popovich; three loving granddaughters, Lauren (Dustin) Carmack, Taren (Lamar) Saunders, & Stacy Popovich; her cherished great grandchildren, Milena and Blake Hopkins, Ava Carmack and Braxton Saunders; brother Branko (Milka) Yancic; neice Dina Yancic; great niece Zorana Yancic, daughter in-law Debbie Popovich, and many other family members and Kumovi in Hammond, IN, NW Indiana and Ontario, Canada. Nena will be fondly remembered and deeply missed by all. May her memory be Eternal !

Visitation will be Tuesday, Oct 29, 2019 at 10am at St Sava Serbian Orthodox Church, 9191 Mississippi St, Merrillville with Funeral Services begining at 11amwith V Rev Marko Matic officiating. Interment will follow at Calumet ParkCemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Lifeline Chicago in Nena's memory. For further Information please contact Mileva or Dave at Calumet Park Funeral Chapel, 219-736-5840.


Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
10:00 AM
St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church

9191 Mississippi Street, Merrillville, IN 46410 VIEW MAP

Funeral Home 219-736-5840
Church 219-736-9191


Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
11:00 AM
St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church

9191 Mississippi Street, Merrillville, IN 46410  VIEW MAP

Funeral Home 219-736-5840
Church 219-736-9191