DOWNEY - Olga Paolina Dussi passed away due to natural causes on June 22 at age 87.She was born in Podmeja, Istria, then part of Italy, now Croatia, to Ana Strpin and Mate Baksa. She married Alex Dussi, whom she knew since childhood, in 1951, and they immigrated to Southern California in 1956, where she had lived ever since. She was predeceased by her husband, Alex; infant son, Franchetto; and sisters, Marija, Ana and Franica. She is survived by a brother, Anton, and Nerina Baksa with their children Franko and Marija; nephew, Ivan, and Luz Mery Sterpin with their children Dayana, Jessica, Ivan and Melissa; cousin, John, and Nel Ivancich with their children Eric and Sloane; and their extended families.
********** Published: June 30, 2011 - Volume 11 - Issue 10