HELEN STOJEVICH RADICHHelen Stojevich Radich, 89, passed away peacefully Tuesday, March 12, 2013, in Duluth.
Helen Stojevich Radich, 89, passed away peacefully Tuesday, March 12, 2013, in Duluth.
Helen was born on Dec. 16, 1923 to parents, Anton and Evka Stojevich.
She married Mike Radich in August of 1945 and they raised six children. She and Mike were married 57 years until his death in 2002.
Helen was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Mike; son, Michael “Riley”; daughter, Barbara Jean Thomas; brothers, George, Milo, Rudy, Martin “Swede” and Joe; sisters, Kate Noruk, Mary Cotty and Josephine Meador.
Helen is survived by her children, Helen (Jim) Spallacci of Superior, Wis., Mary (Steve) Jones of Little Rock, Ark., Suzy (Warren) Wagness of Duluth and Bill (Beth) of Longmont, Colo.; grandchildren, Aaron, Matt, Mandee, Martin, Livy, Billy, Matthew and Nathan; eight great-grandchildren; brother, John (Polly) Stojevich; sister, Lou Meger and many nieces and nephews.
The family wishes to express their deep appreciation to the dedicated staff at Edgewood Vista’s Glenn’s and Mabel’s units. The family also wishes to say thank you for the love and support given to Helen by the Essentia Hospice staff, especially Becca and Marie, over the past two years.
MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: 11 a.m. Friday, March 15, in St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church, 610 99th Avenue W. Interment will be at Oneota Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to First Memorial Chapel, 624-5200.