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Born Osijek Yugoslavia 26th April 1943. Passed away peacefully on Friday the 17th December 2021 at SCGH.

Doug fought a brave and courageous battle with Parkinson's over the past eight years. Beloved son of Milan and Ilinca Bosnjak and devoted son in law of Paul and Venetta Flynn (dec). Dearly beloved husband of Gemma. Loving father of Sandra and Jovicia Stojanovic Sydney NSW and devoted and loving Grandfather of Denis, Harsst New Zealand. Father and father in law to Zarko and Tara Bosnjak and devoted Deda to Mila and Mia.

The family would like to sincerely thank the staff at Villa Terenzio in particular Lesley for their care and support over the past 12 months. We would also like to thank the staff on Ward 72 SCGH for their care and compassion in assisting Doug with dignity in his last hours.

Rest In Peace Dear One, Dad and Deda. Pocivaj u miru Bozjem Dragoljub, Tata and Deda. Family and Funeral notices will follow at a later date.

Published 22nd Dec, 2021
ID: 4557726 GB: 4557726


The Funeral Service for Mr Dragan (Doug) Bosnjak of Heathridge will arrive at PINNAROO Valley Memorial Park, Whitfords Ave, Padbury at 2:00pm on MONDAY (10.01.2022) for a Service in the Cemetery Chapel followed by a Burial Service.


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  • BOSNJAK (Doug):

    So many fond memories of our friendship during your Canberra years. Your hospitality was second to none, as was your wicked sense of humour. In our hearts forever. Condolences to Gemma and Doug's family. Rest in peace Doug, our love Kate and Gordon.

    Monday, 3 January 2022 Submitted online by Kate Rosewarn
  • BOSNJAK (Doug):

    Well loved and remembered well.  Marie and Peter.

    Monday, 27 December 2021 Submitted online by Marie Mannion

    Dearly loved youngest son of Milan and Ilinka, youngest brother of Mija, Jovanka, Brata, Kata and Desa (all dec). Loved uncle to their families.

    BOSNJAK (Doug):

    Dearly loved son-in-law of Paul and Venetta Flynn (dec), brother-in-law to Irela and Charlie (dec), Debono, Bernard and SoonJong Flynn and Daria and Tony (dec) Koutsoukos, special friend to Geoff Atkinson. Loved Uncle and Great Uncle to their children.

    BOSNJAK (Doug):

    Your Mama named you Dragoljub meaning Dear love.

    You were my Dear Love, my heart is broken and my grief inconsolable. You always promised if we stayed together all would be fine. I don't think I can manage this. When I said this in the past you would give me your beautiful smile and say you will Spiro.

    You were my friend, my love and life companion. I will miss your beautiful blue eyes and magical smile. Dear love be a good boy in heaven until we meet again to waltz once more. Rest In Peace my Dear love the terrible battle is over.

    Love Gemma and your companion dog Boris.

    BOSNJAK (Doug):

    Dearest Dad always loved and treasured. So sad we couldn't get to see you over the past two years and not to be with you at the end.

    Your loving daughter Sandra son-in-law Jovicia and grandson Denis, Sydney, NSW.

    Rest In Peace Dad Procivaj u miru Bozjem Tata

    BOSNJAK (Doug):

    In Loving memory of our special brother-in-law, uncle and dearly loved husband of our sister Gemma.

    Doug you travelled the past year with quiet dignity despite the sad and confronting circumstances you had to face. You have left us with many wonderful happy family memories. Reunited now with your mate Tony and our mums, dads and family members in heaven. Until me meet again your spirit lives on in your precious grandson Denis and holds a special place in all our hearts. Deepest sympathy to Gemma, Sandra, Jovica and Denis. Our condolences to Zarko and family.

    Daria, Tony (dec) Geoff and the Koutsoukos and Atkinson families. Rest peacefully.

    BOSNJAK (Doug):

    Vale Uncle Doug.

    You leave us with so many happy memories. Thank you for giving two of us our first opportunity in gainful employment (not to mention the free chicken and chips). We will always be your "young cowboys" even though one of us is a girl. Your smile and sense of humour will be how we remember you most. Our love and sympathy is with you Aunty Gemma and we will always be here for you. The Koutsoukos kids and their partners George, Chrisanthi and Ben, Adam and Brad and Ethan and Caitlin.

    Saturday, 1 January 2022 Published in The West Australian

    Fond memories of happy times down Busso and on the golf course.

    Ruth and Bob.

    Friday, 24 December 2021 Published in The West Australian


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