John  Frangos
John P. Frangos
John Frangos

April 16, 1933 - March 18, 2017
Born in Des Moines, IA
Resided in Port Richey, FL
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John Peter Frangos, age 83, died at his home in Florida on March 18, 2017. Devoted father to Anastasia (John Doyle) Frangos and Kathleen (Chris) Brown; adoring Pappou to John Henry (12), Declan (12), Owen (11), Aidan (10) and Graham (8). Loving brother to, Athena (Frangos) Kautz. He is preceded in death by his beautiful wife, Mary Lou (Lally) Frangos and his brother James Frangos.

John was born in Des Moines to Peter and Mary (Kaloides) Frangos. He was a graduate of Roosevelt High School and Drake University, and served in the Army in Korea. In 1967, John married Mary Lou Lally, and they raised their two daughters in Dubuque and Mason City before retiring to Florida.

John was an independent insurance agent for 42 years, a member of the Rotary Club and AHEPA, and an active golfer and tennis player. He will be greatly missed in his church choir, his community choir, at ping pong, and of course, on his houseboat on the Mississippi River.

Visitation will be Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 5-7 pm at Iles Westover Chapel, with a Trisagion Service beginning at 6pm. Funeral services to be held Friday March 24th at 10:30am at St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Des Moines.

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Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Thursday, March 23, 2017
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Greek Orthodox Church of St. George
1110 35th Street
Des Moines, IA US 50311
Friday, March 24, 2017
10:30 AM
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Friday, March 24, 2017

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