March 22, 1948 – June 3, 2019
Branimir Bakalic, age 71, passed away on Monday, June 3, 2019 in Fayetteville, AR. He was born on March 22, 1948 in Belgrade, Serbia to Jovan and Kathryn Bakalic.
Bane came to the US in 1972 and met Barbara in 1977. They were married in 1979. He owned a Screen Print Business in NYC for many years and did commercial art and illustrated children’s books. He was a passionate sportsman and enjoyed country living upstate NY as it reminded him of his families’ home in Bosnia growing up. He loved to joke and tell stories, and there were a lot of stories. He was a good friend and loved his family deeply.
He is preceded in death by both parents, brother Misa Avramovic and a sister Mira Avramovic.
He is survived by his wife; son Scot Fisher of Tallahasse, FL; daughter Briana and Jason Kohlbrenner of Syracuse, NY; Brother Nicola and Jasmina Bakalic of Belgrade, Serbia; grandchildren Codie Fisher and Lyra Kohlbrenner; Great Granddaughter Natali, and many nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are under the care of Callison-Lough Funeral Home of Bentonville, AR. www.CallisonLoughFH.com
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