Aleks was born on September 23, 1958 in Novi Sad, Serbia to Olga and Mihajlo Bakalic. He graduated with honors from Electrical Engineering University in Novi Sad at the top of his class. Aleks married his high school sweetheart Ana In 1983, and they had 4 wonderful children together, Mihajlo, Sanja, Maja, and Sandra. In 2001, after the war ended, he made a brave decision to move to Canada and give his children the gift of safety, security, and opportunity. They lived in Vancouver the first fourteen years, and then moved to the quaint community of Parksville on Vancouver Island.
Aleks will be lovingly remembered by his whole family. He was predeceased by his father Mihajlo Bakalic
A Funeral Service in memory of Aleks will be held on Saturday, November 24, at 11 am at the St. Mary the Protectress Ukrainian Orthodox Church, 542 Karls Street, Parksville, BC. Interment will follow in the family plot at Yates Memorial Services.
“During a time like this we realize how much our family and friends mean to us. Your kind expression of sympathy will always be remembered.” The family of Aleksandar Bakalic
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Yates Memorial Services 250-248-5859.
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