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December 30, 1913 - October 3, 2012
Dumica Jelovic (Baba) of Yucca Valley/San Pedro, CA passed away peacefully on October 3, 2012 in Yucca Valley with her family by her side. Dumica was born in Croatia on December 30, 1913 to Juri' and Kate' Radovich. She married Cvitan "Mike" Jelovic in Croatia on June 9, 1935. She traveled to the United States in 1946 with her 2 small daughters, Veronica and Janet, by her side. Her husband had come to the United States with the American Army the year prior. They relocated in 1947 to San Pedro, California where they resided for many years. That same year Dumica gave birth to her son, Krist. Dumica is preceded in death by her husband, Mike Jelovic and her son, Krist Jelovic. Dumica is survived by her daughter, Veronica Lozovina (Joseph) of Yucca Valley, daughter, Janet Goorvitch (Harold) of San Pedro. Baba is also survived by her 3 granddaughters, Michelle Newman (Peter) of Santa Maria, Kari Cody (Lance) of Yucca Valley, and Susan Mardesich (Denis) of San Pedro, her 8 great grandchildren, Cameron Lord of Yucca Valley, Bradley Lord of Santa Maria, Heather Lord of Santa Maria, Alex Cody of San Pedro, Nikole Cody of Yucca Valley, Andrew, Dillon and Denis Mardesich of San Pedro, and 1 great-great granddaughter, Taylor Lord of Yucca Valley. The family would like to thank Family Hospice, Hi-Desert Continuing Care and a very special thank you to Terry Kinney for her countless hours spent with our "Baba". Please sign the guestbook at www.mcnerneysmortuary.com and dailybreeze.com. A Graveside Service will be held on Tuesday, October 9, 2012, 11:00 a.m. at Green Hills Memorial Park. Visitation will be on Monday, 3 - 8 p.m. at
Published in Daily Breeze from Oct. 6 to Oct. 8, 2012