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Dejan Balog

February 28, 1981 ~ May 30, 2021 (age 40)


DeJan Balog passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 30, 2021 while surrounded by his loving family at the age of 40. Beloved Husband of Natasha nee Kotaranin for a loving 14 years. Devoted Father of Nina and Luka. Loving Son of Ferenc & the late Mensura, nee Krndic, Balog. Loving Son-in-Law of Anka Kotaranin. Dear Brother of Zlatko (Ivana). Dear Brother-in-Law to Davor (Aleksandra) Kotaranin. Dear Uncle of Anja, Stasha, Milosh, Stefan and Viktor.

Family and Friends are to gather for the Visitation Friday, June 4, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Russo’s Hillside Chapels, 4500 Roosevelt Road, Hillside, Illinois 60162 (Located between Mannheim and Wolf Road). Funeral to follow Saturday, June 5, 2021. Family and Friends are to gather at 10:00 a.m. directly at Clarendon Hills Cemetery, 6900 South Cass Avenue, Darien, Illinois 60561 for a Grave Side Service. For additional information call (708) 449-5300. Please visit DeJan’s personal tribute website at and sign his guestbook.

Despite new CDC guidelines, Effective May 13, 2021, Russo’s Hillside Chapels requires ALL INDIVIDUALS entering the Funeral Home, regardless of your vaccination status, to wear a mask or facial covering.


We ask that you exit the funeral home after paying your respects so that all visitors have an opportunity to do the same. Please refrain from bringing food or beverages into the funeral home. The coffee room is not available at this time.



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June 4, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Russo's Hillside Chapels
4500 Roosevelt Road
Hillside, IL 60162

Graveside Service
June 5, 2021

10:00 AM
Clarendon Hills Cemetery
6900 South Cass Avenue
Darien, IL 60561

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