Robert Bozidar (Bobby V) Vidakovich, age 59, passed away suddenly on November 10, 2005. He leaves behind his lifelong friend and wife Neda; his two precious children Jacqueline Vidakovich Lord and Daniel (Morgan) Vidakovich and their mother Robin Fossum; cherished brother Aleksandar (Rada Kovilic); loving uncle of Olga and Katrina Vidakovic. Bob was born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, to Milica (Tadic) and Milan Vidakovic. He moved to Chicago in 1972 to be with his brother Alex, and to begin his studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Bob received his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in three years while working full time in the evenings. His marketing and sales career started in the woodworking machinery business and he eventually became owner of his own industrial contracting shelving business. Bob went to Serbia to visit his dying mother where he was killed instantly in an automobile accident along with his cousin Mirjana Bogicevic. His children will miss their dearest father for eternity. His special spirit will live in many hearts forever.
Opelo (Serbian Orthodox Funeral Service) Saturday, November 19, 2005 at 11 a.m. at St. Sava Monastery in Libertyville. Interment St. Sava Cemetery, 32377 North Milwaukee Avenue, Libertyville, Illinois 60048.
Memorials to UIF/University of Illinois at Chicago, Serbian Studies Program, 1305 W Green St., Urbana, IL 61801.
This death notice will always remain on the Internet as the everlasting remembrance of Robert Bozidar Vidakovich.
For detailed information please contact: SVETA GORA FUNERAL HOME, Chicago, tel 773-588-2200.
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