Helen Raab, age 95, passed away on Monday, July 8th, 2019. She was born and raised in East Moline, IL. The daughter of parents Dane & Kata Pokrajac who immigrated from the former Yugoslavia. She was one of nine children (all predeceased) and known to most as Yel.
She moved to New York City where she met her husband around 1955 and finally married May 20th 1961 at the Serbian Orthodox Church 'St. Sava' In NYC. They had 2 children, Nadine Kay and Steven Daniel.
Helen was predeceased by her husband William C. Raab on January 25, 2014.
She is survived by her daughter Nadine, her husband Vlajko and their daughter Stefana Nicole. And her son Steven, his wife Robin and their two sons; Jeffrey Daniel and Matthew Steven.
Visiting hours will be Wednesday, July 10, 2019 from 7-9 PM.
The graveside service and interment will be Thursday at 11:00 am at Cedar Grove Cemetery, 134-16 Horace Harding Expressway, Flushing and will be celebrated by Fr. Djokan Mastorovic.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. John's Serbian Orthodox Church in memo please write Kud Drina Folklore. c/o Nadine Raab, 38 Prospect Road, Wayne, NJ 07470