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1939 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
JOHN "JACK" VUKASIN John Stephen "Jack" Vukasin, of Las Vegas, passed away peacefully Sept. 5, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. Jack was born October 13, 1939. He moved to Las Vegas in 1966 and was in the gaming business for over 30 years. He was a beloved husband of 55 years and a devoted father. He loved handicapping horse races, sports and was an avid golfer. He had a passion for sharing his athletic talent and was a coach to many through the years in both little league and Legion baseball. He enjoyed lifelong friendships, mentoring and leadership roles, as well as a passion for life that earned him the title of "Captain Jack." His was a life well lived. He is survived by his wife, of 55 years, Terry Vukasin (Bowlin); his sister, Maryann Vukasin-Barnekoff (Phil) of Hillsboro, Ore.; his sons, J.D. Vukasin (Diana) of Las Vegas, Timothy Vukasin of Alexandria, Va., Paul Vukasin (Jill) of Las Vegas, and Thomas Vukasin (Kelly) of Bimini, Bahamas; his daughter, Shanna Vukasin of Las Vegas; his grandchildren, Ashlee, Jake, Shane, Ryan and Dylan; four great-grandchildren, Jayda, Carter, Amber and Aaliyah; and nieces, Stacey (Vukasin) Swiercinsky and JerriAnn Vukasin. Rosary and viewing will be 3-7 p.m. Friday, September 8, at Palm Mortuary, 6701 N. Jones Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89131. Funeral Mass will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, September 9, at Christ the King Church, 4925 S. Torrey Pines Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89118.
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