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Nicholas "Nick" Baraba

January 1st, 2020

Nicholas “Nick” Baraba, 28 of Portage, Indiana passed away Wednesday, January 1, 2020 in Chicago. Nick was born December 30, 1991 in Merrillville, Indiana.

Nick was sweet, generous, and kind. He liked to draw, and had an artistic talent inherited from his mother and grandmother. Nick had a passion for cars and could identify one from a glance. Growing up, he enjoyed fun activities and special times spent with his mom. He loved boating and fishing and going to the shooting range with his dad. Nick made friends wherever he was, including Dickies Barbeque Pit in Portage where he was a manager.

Nick loved hanging out with his friends and having a good time; his smile could light up the room. He was blessed with close, special friends who love him as much as he loved them, and who consider him family.

Nick is survived by his loving parents Krsto and Nancy Baraba who will miss him deeply, as he was the love of their lives; maternal grandmother Dragica Baraba of Croatia. Nick was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather Gojko Baraba of Croatia; and maternal grandparents Thomas and Dorothy Keilman of Merrillville.

Nick will be dearly missed by many aunts and uncles, including Marcia Keilman, David (Roxanne) Keilman,Susan (George) Sceniak, Mary (John) Suba, Raymond (Linda) Keilman, Jim (Cammie) Keilman, Janice Keilman, and Joanne (Jim) Keilman; and Jim Lozanovski of Phoenix, AZ, and Violeta Baraba of Croatia, as well as numerous cousins and many friends.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, January 7 from 10am to 1pm at the Calumet Park Funeral Chapel, 7535 Taft St, Merrillville with Funeral service beginning at 1pm. Father James Meade officiating. Internment Calumet Park Cemetery.

For further information please call David or Mileva at 219 736 5840 or www.mycalumetpark.com


Tuesday, January 7th, 2020
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Calumet Park Funeral Chapel

7535 Taft Street, Merrillville, IN 46410 VIEW MAP

T 219-736-5840
F 219-685-5128


Tuesday, January 7th, 2020
1:00 PM
Calumet Park Funeral Chapel

7535 Taft Street, Merrillville, IN 46410  VIEW MAP

T 219-736-5840
F 219-685-5128