Helen G. “Cookie” Vukovich

May 28, 1943 - August 17, 2020
HABEN Funeral Home & Crematory
8057 Niles Center Rd.
Skokie, IL 60077
847.673.6111 | Map
Friday 8/21, 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

[ In compliance with public health and safety directives due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, face masks and social distancing will be required. A maximum of 50 people will be allowed in the funeral home at any given time. ]

All Saints Catholic Cemetery
700 N. River Rd.
Des Plaines, IL 60016
847.298.0450 | Map
Saturday 8/22
Memorial Contributions

Memorial contributions may be made to:

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital


P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142

Memphis, TN, 38148-0142

St. Peter Catholic Church
8100 Niles Center Rd.
Skokie, IL 60077
847.673.1492 | Map
Saturday 8/22, 10:30 am

[ Face masks, social distancing, & 80 people maximum in church. ]

Helen G. “Cookie” Vukovich, nee Grgantov, age 77, of Wilmette. Beloved wife of the late Dragan “Charlie”; loving mother of Helena (Marinko) Petrusic and Charlie (Elizabeth) Vukovich; dear grandmother of Nicole, Michael, Christopher, Chase, and Cody; fond sister of Eleanor Gorz and the late Paul Grgantov; dear aunt of many nieces and nephews. Visitation, Friday,Continue Reading

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Dianne brkusic left a message on August 25, 2020:
Dear Halena, Charlie and family, We are deeply saddened by this news. Helen was a great friend and will be missed. Our deepest condolences. The Brkusic family
Dina left a message on August 21, 2020:
Helena & Charlie, Our deepest condolences. Your mother will be dearly missed. Your cousin, Darvin Churlin & Family
Laurie Malinowski left a message on August 21, 2020:
Dear Charlie, Elizabeth, Christopher, Chase and Cody, Sending lots of love and deepest sympathy as your family faces this very sad loss. I will be keeping all of you in my thoughts & prayers.Love, Laurie
Susan Reynolds Fox left a message on August 20, 2020:
Thinking your family during this difficult time. Your mom was such a kind person. I know she will be missed.
Elena Basich left a message on August 20, 2020:
My deepest condolences. I will never forget the wonderful times I spend with Charlie and Helen. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Elena Basich and family.
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Anna Rudauskas Kelley left a message on August 20, 2020:
My sincere condolences to her family. Cookie and I went to Kelly HS together and remained friends during our early adulthood. I was also from Bridgeport.
Steve Matan left a message on August 19, 2020:
Accept our sincere condolences and may she rest in peace.
Trish Lapkus left a message on August 19, 2020:
May her memory be an eternal blessing. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Trish Lapkus
Jackie Stuckert left a message on August 19, 2020:
"There is no one in this world like your mother. She was a special woman and she will be with you always.” Sending thoughts and prayers to you all.
Antonia Kasalo Terihaj left a message on August 19, 2020:
Condolences to the entire family. Her beautiful smile and infectious laugh will forever be remembered in our hearts. She was a class act and will be missed dearly. Rest in Peace Teta Helen, you were loved by so, so many.
Alesia Atwood left a message on August 18, 2020:
Cookie was the most beautiful soul I knew. I was lucky enough to grow up with her and honored for her to be in our lives and my Godmother. Her beauty would illuminate a room and her laughter just penetrated your heart. Her hugs were the best. I will miss her greatly and her loving spirit.
Haben Funeral Home & Crematory left a message:
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