emil stevic
Emil “Yikes” Stevic, 81, of Colliers, WV died Sunday, February 22, 2004, at the Weirton Medical Center. He was born on February 18, 1923, in Youngstown, OH, the son of the late John and Julia Davich Stavich. Yikes was also preceded in death by his brother, Nicholas; and his sisters, Mildred Yanchiak and Anna Hunter. Emil retired from National Steel after 41 years of service as a Heavy Equipment Mechanic in Weirton Steel. He was a member of the WSX 25 Year Club and the Savages. Yikes enjoyed fishing and bowling. He is survived by his wife, Marjorie Dempster Stevic, whom he married on January 31, 1947; two sons, Lt. Col Michael Eli Stevic and his wife Marlene of Andrews Air Force Base, and Timothy John Stevic of Colliers, WV; brother, Sam Stavich of Florida; sisters, Dorothy Haynes of Floral City, FL, and Kathryn Hammond of Weirton, WV; and four grandchildren, Kyle, Lindsey, Teilor, and Joshua Stevic. Visitation will be 2-4 & 7-9 PM Tuesday at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, where funeral services will be held 11 AM Wednesday. Rev. Wade Barto will preside. Interment will follow at Highland Hill Memorial Gardens, Follansbee, WV. Share tributes with his family at www.grecohertnick.com Funeral Home: Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV US 26062

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  1. Yikes, You have been one of my dearest friends for years. I will miss you greatly and always treasure our friendship, Jimmy

  2. I will miss our morning coffee with you when i vist back in Weirton.. May God bless you and yours..

  3. All, Thanks to everyone who attended the services for my dad and all the kind words you had for him. I miss him more and more every passing day…

  4. Thanks for everyone coming and showing your respects and sympathy to my dad and my family. The phrase “you don’t know what you got, til it’s gone” has a whole new meaning for me now.

  5. I would like to express my appreciation to all that came and shared our loss with us. We will miss Yikes very much, and always remember warmly his famous sayings….with a smile on our face. Marlene Stevic

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