Nada DjokicJune 9, 1949 ~ July 21, 2016 (age 67)
June 9, 1949 - July 21, 2016
Nada Djokic passed away at HopeWest Hospice in Grand Junction on July 21, 2016, after a courageous battle with stomach cancer.
She was born in Kassel, West Germany to Miodrag and Helena Djokic. The family immigrated to Plateau Valley in April of 1951. She graduated from Plateau Valley High School, attended Mesa Junior College and the University of Colorado. She taught at the Collbran Job Corps and the Job Corps in Lawton, Oklahoma. She earned a Master's Degree in counseling at Adams State College.
Nada loved to travel the world, taught yoga classes and enjoyed her many cats. Most recently Nada was the school counselor at Dual Immersion Academy and Fruitvale Elementary School in Grand Junction.
An open house will be held at Palisade Funeral Home on Monday, August 8, 2016 from 4 - 6:00 p.m. Cremation has taken place. Burial will be in Collbran at Cedar Crest Cemetery at a later date.
Nada was preceded in death by her parents.
Thanks to Dr. King's office and HopeWest Hospice.