Mr. Richard (Dick) Tvrdevich, 62, succumbed this morning at a local hospital. He was born in Korkula, Yugoslavia. He had been in Taft for the past 30 years. At the time of his death, Mr. Tvrdevich resided at 414 Main and was part owner of the U and I Cafe. Survivors include his wife Maria B.; five sons, John Richard, Fred William, Frankie Joe, Bobbie, George David and on daughter, Anita Louise, all of the home address and one brother Frank of Sacramento. Rosary services will be held December 29 at 8 p.m. in the chapel at the Erickson and Brown Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held December 30 at 10 a.m. in West Side Cemetery. Father James Voytko will officiate.