The following obit is reprinted from the May 22, 2002 edition of the Wyoming Tribune-Eagle with permission of Cheyenne Newspapers, Inc. Copyright 2001. All rights reserved.
Ely Radakovich, 89, of Cheyenne died May 19 at United Medical Center-West.
He was born July 21, 1912, in Rock Springs.
He was a machinist for the Union Pacific Railroad, retiring in 1974.
He married Nealy Fine on Dec. 22, 1946 in Cheyenne.
He was a member of the Ealges Lodge and a lifetime member of the Union Pacific Oldtimers Club.
He is survived by his wife, Nealy Radakovich, and a sister, Violet Radakovich of San Diego.
He was preceded in death by two brothers and four sisters.
Services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Schrader Chapel with Dr. James Clark officiating. Burial will be in Beth El Cemetery.
Note: I am of no relation, but my sympathies go out to those of you who are. This is here as a lasting memorial for Mr. Radakovich.