Steve Urosevich

UROSEVICH, Steve Apr 11, 1921 – Jul 23, 2014 Steve Urosevich, age 93 years, was born in Omaha, Nebraska. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jovann and Dusanka Urosevich; sisters: Marion, Sophie and Donna; his grandson, Nicholas Varda Urosevich; and his beloved wife of 69 years, Helen Varda Urosevich. He is survived by sons and daughters-in-law: Steve L. and Crystal Urosevich, Robert J. and Julie Urosevich, Todd V. and Mary Urosevich; daughter and son-in-law, Sueann G. and Mike Devereaux. Steve was loved by twelve grandchildren and twenty three great grandchildren. Grandchildren are: Chris Urosevich, Nicky Holtam, Kerrie Urosevich, John Urosevich, Mary Schiefelbein, Christy Croom, Angie Urosevich, Mitchell Urosevich, Nicholas Urosevich, Travis Schaffer, Stephanie Jurgens and Natalie Schaffer. Great-grandchildren are: Claire, Kate and Molly Urosevich, Macy, Maccoy and Micah Holtam, Kili, Hanalei, and Sequoia Agamaite, Jack, Tyce and Greta Urosevich, Alex, Lizzie, Jessica, and Abigail Helen Schiefelbein, Nick, Michael, and C.J. Croom, and Mia, William and Ruby Urosevich, and Jessa Jo Jurgens. Steve graduated from Omaha South High School and married Helen. While serving in the Army Air Force from August 1943 to November 1945, he earned his wings of which he was extremely proud. After service to his country, Steve worked for Ford Motor Company as a District Service Manager for 11 years. In 1957 he acquired the Wishbone Steakhouse located at 77th & Dodge, and opened “Todd’s Drive In,” which became “the place” to be seen in the late 50’s and through the 60’s for young adults throughout the Omaha area. In 1961, Steve was instrumental in forming the “Westside Pony League” youth baseball program and became its first President. Steve was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather to his family, of which he was so proud. He will be remembered most by his family for his devotion to his beloved wife Helen. Steve and Helen were active members of the Saint Nicholas Serbian Orthodox Church in Omaha. The family will receive friends Sunday, July 27th from 5pm to 7pm, followed by PRAYER SERVICE at 7pm, all at the West Center Chapel. Private Interment, Evergreen Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers please consider a memorial to Saint Nicholas Serbian Orthodox Church.

HEAFEY-HEAFEY-HOFFMANN DWORAK & CUTLER Mortuaries and Crematories 7805 West Center Road Omaha, Nebraska 68124 (402) 391-3900

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