Nikola Kolar Nikola Kolar

Nikola Kolar

(1944 +2022)

Nikola Kolar, 78, passed away on Friday, December 30, 2022. Born on October 14, 1944 in Kanjani near Drniš to father Gojko and mother Jelena Kolar. Memory eternal.

Dearly beloved husband of Janice; Loving relative of: Miloš (Danijela) Kunac, Dražen (Dijana) Kunac, Sanja Kunac; Anka and Jovo Lunić; Kosa Ivančević with son Vuk and daughter Nataša; Stevo (Zlata) Zrnić and family; Diane Gebhart with daughter Laurie (Dan) Swade and her daughter Anna; Karen (Joseph) Vicchiollo, with daughter Sarah, her husband John and daughters Leah and Sadie; Kum Stephen and Bob Szczecinski, Gordon and Dara Šormaz with family, Gordana, Millie (Willy) Vidaković with family, George Šormaz, Kuma Marija Bjelan, Nada and Elizabeth Treckler.

Nikola’s kind and generous heart will be sorely missed by numerous other family members and dear friends in the Fatherland, the USA and worldwide. He will be also missed by all listeners of his radio program Voice of the American Serbs, that begun broadcasting in 1959 and lasted until 2011.

Opelo (Serbian Orthodox Funeral Service) will take place on Wednesday, January 4, 2022 at 1:30 p.m. at the St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Monastery, 32377 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Libertyville, IL 60048.
Following Opelo, interment will take place at the St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Cemetery.

After the interment, Daća (Serbian Orthodox Memorial Luncheon) will be served at the New Gracanica Serbian Orthodox Monastery, 35240 N. Grant Ave, Third Lake, IL 60046.

For detailed information please contact:
SVETA GORA FUNERAL HOME, Chicago, tel 773-588-2200.

St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Monastery

New Gracanica Serbian Orthodox Monastery

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Susanne Stratigakis (Chicago, Il)

Oh. Jan, I was so sorry to hear about Nikola. My sincere condolenses. May he rest in peace.

Janice Garrett (Nashville , TN)

Aunt Jan, I am so sorry for your loss. Uncle Nick will be missed. We are sending condolences, love and prayers. Janice and John Michael.

Djuro I Milica Ivancevic (Carol Stream, IL)

Primite naše iskreno saučešće. Please accept our deepest condolences 🙏

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