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GEORGE VUKASIN FUNERAL

GEORGE VUKASIN FUNERAL

Following the funeral for former city luminary George J. Vukasin, his family, including his widow Sonja, right, try their hand at firing off the 75mm Howitzer cannon that were part of the ceremony, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, at Mountain View Cemetery in Oakland, Calif. Vukasin, who rose to the rank of major general in the U.S. Army, and was buried with full military honors. The former Oakland council member, port commissioner, CEO of Peerless Coffee and Tea, and civic leader died in Alamo on Feb. 15, at the age of 82. (D. Ross Cameron/Bay Area News Group)

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