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Dragutin "Karl" Drakulic



Drakulic, Dragutin ,” Karl “ was born on April 4, 1916 in Bela Krajina, a region in southern Slovenia. He was one of nine children. He passed away peacefully on June 11, 2015, at the young spirited age of 99 and sharp as a tack. An avid gardener loved flowers and birds.  Preceded in death by his wonderful wife of 65 years, Elizabeth Drakulic, who passed away last year.  Dragutin “ Karl “ and his wife immigrated to America in October 1950 aboard the General Taylor and settled in St. Louis. Karl was a long-time employee of Western Electric in St. Louis, retiring in 1976. He was a devoted member of the Holy Trinity Serbian Eastern Orthodox Church. Dear Kum to Dusan Manjencich (Zora) and Milan Manjencich and three adopted grandchildren, Danijela, Jasna and Obren Manjencich.  Dragutin is also survived by cousins, nephews and nieces both here in the US, Slovenia and Canada.


Mass will be 1:00 p.m., Monday, June 15, 2015 at Holy Trinity Serbian Eastern Orthodox Church, 1910 Serbian Dr. St. Louis then to Mt. Hope Cemetery for a 2:00 p.m. graveside service. In lieu of flowers, donations to: Serbian Sunday School, 1910 Serbian Dr., St. Louis MO 63104

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