Thomas Edward Drnjevic, 65, of Springfield, died at 10:25 a.m., Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at Meadow Manor in Taylorville.


Tom was born on October 15, 1950 in Taylorville, Illinois, the son of Atone and Geraldine (Lucas) Drnjevic. He served his country proudly for 4 years in the United States Air Force. After his service, he worked as a Chief Fraud Inspector for the State of Illinois in the Unemployment sector for many years. Tom was a member of Disabled American Veterans.


Tom is survived by his mother, Geraldine Drnjevic; his brother, Mike Drnjevic; nephews: Brian (Robin) Drnjevic, Travis (Mandy) Drnjevic; and his niece: Nicki (Scott) Vopi.


Tom was preceded in death by his father and his sister, Terry Ann Burke.


A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at Camp Butler National Cemetery, Springfield. Military rites will be provided by the Sangamon County Inter-Veterans Burial Detail and the Air Force Honor Guard. Inurnment will follow military rites.


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