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Zlatko Hegedus

March 5, 1934 - November 28, 2015
Holland, MI



Friday, December 4, 2015
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST
Dykstra Funeral Homes
Northwood Chapel
295 Douglas Avenue
Holland, MI 49424
(616) 392-2348
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At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Harbor Humane Society
14345 Bagley St at US 131
West Olive, MI 49460
(616) 399-2119
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Wounded Warrior Project
P.O. Box 758517
Topeka, KS 66675
1 (855) 448-3997

Life Story / Obituary


Zlatko Hegedus, age 81, of Holland, died Saturday November 28, 2015.

Born in Croatia, Zlatko was a veteran of the Croatia Navy. In 1959 he married Jelena Sojat. The couple along with their son lived in Germany for many years before moving to the United States in 1975. In 1984 the family moved to Holland, there Zlatko worked as a electrician and maintenance for Prince Corporation. He was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years Lela Hegedus in 2011.

Surviving are son Sini Hegedus of Holland, sister-in-law Maria Sojat of Croatia, brother-in-law Stefan Mecger of Croatia, several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Funeral services will be held at a later date in Croatia. Visitation will be held on Friday December 4, 2015 from 5-7 pm at the Northwood Chapel, Dykstra Funeral Homes Inc 295 Douglas Ave. Memorial contributions may be made to Harbor Humane Society or Wounded Warriors Project. For more information please visit