The Clergy, Executive Board, and Members of St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church express condolences to the family of Nedeljka “Nena” Marinkovich. Memory eternal.
Nedeljka “Nena” Marinkovich, age 93, of Crown Point, IN passed away peacefully on October 4, 2021. She was lifelong member of St Sava Serbian Orthodox Church and it’s Kolo Sestara. She served her church and Kolo Sestara faithfully with joy in her heart. You saw her working every banquet, funeral and Serb Fest. She loved her church and it’s people dearly. Her love for the Karageorge Choir of St Sava was immeasurable. Nena retired from St Mary Medical Center in Gary, IN with over 15 years of dedicated service in the housekeeping department.
She was preceded in death by her siblngs: Marija, Milica, Dragan and Sava.
Nena is survived by her beloved son Milan (Rada) Marinkovich; two cherished grand children, Milan Jr and Aleksandra Marinkovich (fiancé Nicholas); sister Milka of Germany, Niece Mitzie (Zarko) Zakula and family, nephew Danny Ivankovich and family; and her dear Kuma Stana Djinovich and family; and many other relatives and friends both here and in Europe.
Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, October 12, 2021 directly at 10am St Sava Serbian Orthodox Church, 9191 Mississippi St, Merrillville, IN with V Rev Marko Matic officiating. Interment Holy Cross St Sava Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St Sava Serbian Orthodox Church. Nena will be fondly remembered and dearly missed. Vecnaja Pamjat.
For further information please call Mileva or David at Calumet Park Funeral Chapel, 219-736-5840
*Due to the Covid-19 virus that has sadly affected the family, we are requesting all precautionary measures be taken including face coverings – masks to be worn indoors at the funeral and social distancing to protect everyone. Thank you.*