Vi Mitrovitch 1981 Obit
services /: AA:J.~_ -A^U Vi Mitrovitch, . ' , . : , ' - . , Â· Â· ' . , ..Graveside services for Vi Mitrovitch, -former Sitka resident who died Oct. Palmer, will be 3 .p.m. Tuesday at Cemetery; i ' : Mrs. Mitrovitch's son, Father ^acprnx^wilHpfficiate/ A reception will -Jfe h^aftta^ard v af the;h^m^of_j6hri^ and Donna Stariderwick, KMonastery. Â·u- ^Mrs.,..-JVIitrovitch was -born March-8, 1902,-in Â· San -Francisco, the ^daughter George and Ellen Shroyer. McCausland. She grew up in San-Francisco, school there and then working in the large clothing stores. In 1939 in Carson City, Nev., married M;S, ''Duke", Mitrovitch, an electrical contractor. The couple to Nome in 1941, and in 1946 Mrs Mitrovitch opened Vi's Apparel. In 1947-48, she also started a Vi's Apparel in Fairbanks. The Mitroyitches moved to Sitka in 1948, and Mrs. Mitrovitch opened dress shop, also called Vi's Apparel. son, who had continued to operate Nome store, sold that store and Sitka in 1951. The Sitka store was sold in 1967 and Eileen Reeden and in September, 1976, Mrs. Mitrovitch, her son George Beacom and his family, moved to Palmer. Mitrovitch died here in 1974. Mrs. Mitrovitch was a member of several Sitka organizations, and was charter member of both Business and Professional Women's Club and Sorop- timist Club of Sitka. She was a of the Episcopal Church. Surviving are her son, of Palmer; daughter Eloise Johnston of Detroit; grandchildren Kurt Beacom of Sitka, Valerie Miyahira of Honolulu, and Deborah, Linda, Cory and Alison Johnston, Johnston, all of Detroit; one great-grandchild; brothers Lloyd McCausland of El Calif., and Walter McCausland of Columbus, Ga., and sisters Ivy Gray Castro Valley, Calif., and Pat' Doane Sacramento, Calif. Memorial services were held Wednesday Wednesday in Palmer. Pallbearers are Standerwick, Lloyd Hames, Jirn Reeder, Pete Meland, John Calhoun and Tom S t a n d e r w i c k .