Elmwood Funeral Chapel & Crematory

Visitation Information

John Ivancich

Passed away on January 7, 2020

John E. Ivancich, age 93, lifelong of South Chicago, passed away January 7, 2020.  Beloved husband of Catherine (nee Spretnjak) for 70 years. Loving father of Carol (Larry) Babich, John, Ret CFD (Cathy) Ivancich, Janet (Don) Busse and Michael (Jill) Ivancich.  Devoted grandfather of 12.  Cherished great grandfather of 13.  Dearest brother of Joseph (Mary Jane) and the late Edward (Steffi) Ivancich and the late Mary (late Jim) Macak.  Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews.  John was a WWII U.S. Navy Veteran, a retired 70 year member of Ironworkers Local #1 and a longtime member of Sacred Heart Holy Name Society.  Visitation and Funeral Services Saturday, January 11, 2020 DIRECTLY AT Sacred Heart Croatian Church, 2864 E. 96th St., Chicago, IL 60617 where visitation will take place from 8:30am until time of Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30am.  Interment Holy Cross Cemetery.  Please omit flowers.  Arrangements entrusted to Elmwood Chapel, Chicago.  773-731-2749  www.elmwoodchapel.com

Funeral Mass:
Sacred Heart Croatian Catholic Church
2864 East 96th Street
Chicago, IL 60617
Saturday, January 11, 2020 - 10:30 am

Holy Cross Cemetery
801 Michigan City Rd
Calumet City, IL 60409

Visitation Location

Sacred Heart Croatian Catholic Church
2864 East 96th Street
Chicago, IL 60617

Visitation Information

Saturday, January 11, 2020 - 8:30 am until 10:30 am

"My Condolences to Mrs Ivancich, and to the entire family.My thoughts and prayers are with you at such a difficult time. The Ivancich family a neighbor(4 houses) away since the fifties . Great family "
- George Yekich
January 9, 2020 7:32 am

"My thoughts and prayers go out to the entire family and I pray that the good Lord welcomes him home and holds him tightly in His arms forever. Rest In Peace Mr Ivancich🙏"
- Ed Laski
January 9, 2020 3:17 pm

"I am so very sorry to hear of the loss of mr I. He was a wonderful man.Prayers to the whole family. "
- darla
January 9, 2020 7:13 pm

"I was saddened to learn of the passing of Mr. Ivancich. He leaves behind a lifetime of commitment and service, capped off by a 70-year marriage and a magnificent family. There can be no doubt that God has welcomed him into the Kingdom he has so richly earned. May Our Lord sustain each of you as you celebrate the life of this honorable gentleman."
- Richard D. Hawkins
January 11, 2020 4:55 am

"Our sympathy to the family! Due to the weather, we were unable to attend the Mass...we will remember him in our prayers!"
- Nick Marino
January 11, 2020 8:07 am

Candles Lit