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Nick Milosevich (1874-1964)

Highlights of History from The Whitehorse Star

The Whitehorse Pioneer Cemetery

The Whitehorse Star - Thursday, November 12, 1964

Headline: Fify years in Yukon, 1964

    Old friends from Mayo attended funeral services in Whitehorse Wednesday afternoon for a veteran of 50 years in the Yukon, Nick Milosevich. A Yugoslavian born ninety years ago, he had come to America when a young man and worked in the gold fields of Alaska until about the turn of the century.

    He spent twelve years in Dawson in the early days and moved on to mining and prospecting at Keno, Elsa and Mayo until his retirement a few years ago. He was a resident of the Mayo area for at least 40 years and made many friends there, among them Mr. and Mrs. George Beljanski, with whom he had made his home in Whitehorse for the past three years.

    Survived by a brother in Yugoslavia and a nephew in Australia, he was buried from the Whitehorse Baptist Church with the Rev. Elwood Hill conducting the service and interment was in Whitehorse cemetery.