Branislav M. Stanisic, age 92, newspaper publisher; loving uncle of Ana, Michael and Susan, who adored and cared for him as if he were their own father; loving father of Branka in Serbia; most dearest grandfather of Natasja, Lauren, Emily, Olivia, Christian, Amelia, Vuk and Milica; caring brother and best friend of the late Milomir M. Stanisic.
An officer of the Royal Yugoslav Army during WWII, Branislav spent four years of his life as a POW in Germany. Being a patriot and adamant anticommunist, he immigrated to the USA in 1950, where he finished economic studies at IIT. Branislav Stanisic was the cofounder of the Serbian Brothers Help, the President of the Serbian National University, a long-standing member of the Serbian National Defense Council and the publisher and founder of the Serbian Aurora newspaper.
Visitation Thursday 3 to 9 p.m. at Sveta Gora, Serbian Orthodox Funeral Home, 3517 N. Pulaski Road in Chicago. Pomen (Wake Service) 7 p.m. at chapel. Opelo (Serbian Orthodox Funeral Service) Friday at New Gracanica Monastery in thÐµ village of Third Lake, Illinois. Interment Most Holy Mother of God Cemetery.
This death notice will always remain on the Internet as the everlasting remembrance of Branislav Stanisic.
For detailed information please contact: SVETA GORA FUNERAL HOME, Chicago, tel 773-588-2200.
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