Light a candle and say a prayer for Cveta Vasic who was called unto the Lord on 10/13/2022. Cveta was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Djuro Vasic, her parents, Riste and Anca Obetkovski, siblings, Kiril, Nadezda , Metodija Obetkovski , Marija Cacovski (Mile),Trajanka Keremelevski (Kire), Jordanka Spasevski (Boris), Kiro Obetkovski. Her Father and Mother in-law Nikola (Milica) Vasic, brother and sister in-laws Dusan (Milica) Vasic, Vaso (Djuja) Vasic, Todor Vasic, Nikola (Vasilica) Vasich her nephews Kirche Obetkovski, Zivko Keremelevski, Gojko Vasic, and Nikola Vasich.
Cveta is survived by her five loving children and 9 grandchildren. Jovan (Luke) Vasic, Djuro (Monika)/(Claudia, Liliana, Adrian) Vasic, daughters Andja (Dino)/(Angelina, Dean, Dario) Tants, Ristana (Vinko) Polovic, Marija (Mile)/(Stojan) Kovacevic; her brother Josif (Mirjana) Obetkovki, sister-in-law Ratka, Ljubica Obetkovski, Jelica Vasic, Dragica Stancevic, Milka (Dragan) Jovanovic, brother in-law Milan (Milica) Vasic, Kumovi Milos (+Marija) Lukic, Slavko (Rie) Lukic and their respective families, including many more relatives, Kumovi and friends.
Born in the selo Capari of Macedonia on August 11,1937, Cveta had a difficult yet enjoyable childhood. Working by the age of 11, Cveta helped pick blueberries in mountain Pelister and farming with her family.
Cveta would always make sure to save money to buy a dress or shoes to attend soccer games and the center of town celebrations in Capari.
While on vacation in the United States she met, stayed, and then married her husband of fifty years, Djuro Vasic. She took great joy in raising their five children while working on the family garden, Liberty Tavern, and rental properties. Cveta was a lifetime member of St. George Serbian Orthodox Church in Schererville, IN, St. Peter and Paul Macedonian Orthodox Church in Crown Point, IN, and the Serbian Kolo Sisters.
Cveta would often bake desserts for church, school and family functions. She also enjoyed gardening, cooking and knitting. She donated her time at the elementary school cafeteria, high school fundraisers and church. Cveta would often walk to her children’s sporting and extracurricular school activities. She enjoyed watching sports, especially tennis, soccer, baseball, basketball, hockey and football.
Cveta loved attending church, listening to music, watching folklore dance performances, attending dances and enjoyed celebrations. Cveta devoted her life to God and her family. Cveta shared the gospel with everyone she encountered. When her children’s friends, any relatives or guests would stop by she ensured great conversation and that all were well fed. Cveta would often bake bread and strudel in the company of her 9 grandchildren she so dearly loved.
Cveta Vasic, a daughter, sister, Aunt, Kuma, Mother and Grandmother enjoyed life to the fullest and will be dearly missed. Join us in celebrating the life of Cveta Vasic. Visitation will be held at St George Serbian Orthodox Church, 905 E. Joliet St, Schererville, on Tuesday, October 18, 2022 from 10am to 11am, with Funeral Services beginning at 11am. V. Rev Radovan Jakovljevic, officiating. Interment Calumet Park Cemetery. For further information please call Mileva or David at 219-736-5840.
The family wishes to thank you for your prayers and kind words.
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