Born: July 10, 1927 - Deceased: April 24, 2021
Nick Gojmeric, 93, of Smithton, IL, born Sunday, July 10, 1927, in East Saint Louis, IL, died Saturday, April 24, 2021 at his residence.
Nick was the former owner of Nick’s SOS Garage Inc. He was a founding member of the Society of Collison Repair Specialists, Knights of Columbus of Smithon, IL, former member of the Optimist Club of Fairview Heights, IL and former member of the board of Education of Grant school.
He was preceded in death by his:
- Wife: Mary Evelyn, nee Sieling, Gojmeric
- Parents: Joseph and Frances, nee Stimac, Gojmerac
- Mary Webb
- Rose Mathias
- Catherine Hochkircher
- Anne Battas
- James Gomric
- Joe Gomerac
- Martin Gomric
- Paul Gojmeric
- Son-in-law: Mark McAteer Sr.
- Step-daughter: Melissa Collins
- Special friend: Shirley Hoefer
Surviving are his:
- Son: Nick A. (Elaine) Gojmeric of Clayton, MO
- Debbie (Kent) Newbold of O’Fallon, IL
- Pamela McAteer (Fiance Drew Meyer) of Belleville, IL
- Peggy (Arthur) Martin
- Melissa (Jason) Welge
- Paula (Tom) Haniszewsky
- James (MaryBeth) Newbold
- Mark (Allison) McAteer
- Patrick Newbold
- Christopher Newbold
- Paige (Taylor) Fehrenz
- Sister: Frances Rozell of Kansas City, MO
- 10 great grandchildren and two more due in 2021.
Special thank you to Vitas Hospice and the staff of Caring Christian Private Duty, Madelyn, Jessica, Capri, Teniesha and Lisa.
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the St. John the Baptist Church in Smithton.
Visitation: Visitation from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm Thursday, April 29, 2021 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, Illinois.
Funeral: Funeral procession will leave at 9:30am from Kurrus Funeral Home for a 10:00 am Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, April 30, 2021 at St. John the Baptist Church in Smithton, with Fr. Stan Konieczny officiating Entombment will follow at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, IL.