Olivera Bukovinsky of East Lansing, MI, died December 25, 2012 at the age of 83. She was born in Belgrade, Serbia, April 8, 1929 to Vosilije and Bosiljka (Dordjevic) Ljasko. She achieved her Master's degree and became a public high school teacher. The family will recieve friends Monday, December 31, 2012 from 1-4 pm at the Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, 1730 E. Grand River Avenue, East Lansing. Those desiring to make contributions in memory of Olivera may do so to the Michigan State University School of Music, Opera Dept., 300 Spartan Way, East Lansing, MI 48824-9911. Online condolences may be made at:www.greastlansing.com.