Penelope Pappas Obituary

Penelope
Penny Pappas
Penelope "Penny" Pappas

September 2, 1917 - April 25, 2013
Born in St. Louis, Missouri
Resided in West Des Moines, IA
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Penelope Pappas, 95, passed from this life on Thursday, April 25, 2013. A Trisagion Service will be held at 5:30 p.m. followed by visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at Iles Funeral Homes-Westover Chapel. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at St. George Greek Orthodox Church. Burial at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery in Adel, Iowa.

Penny was born on September 2, 1917, in St. Louis, Missouri, to Gust and Anna (Abatgis) Ivazes. She has lived in the Des Moines area since 1954. She was a member of St. George Greek Orthodox Church.

Penny will be missed by her daughter, Christina (William) Bruett of West Des Moines; three grandchildren, Lauri (Tim) Hart of Johnston and their children, Meghan, Meredith, and Caitlyn Hart; Anita (Tony) Tracy of Urbandale and their children, Nick and Nathan Tracy; and John (Katie) Bruett of West Des Moines and their children, Victoria and Mark Bruett; and three brothers, Steve (Millie) Ivazes, NY, Nick Ivazes, CA, and Andy (Marilyn) Ivazes, CA. Penny was preceded in death by her parents, Gust and Anna Ivazes; two husbands, John Kastanas and Tom Pappas; and sisters, Rose Stergiu and Stella Gerontopoulos.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at www.stjude.org. Online condolences may be shared at IlesCares.com.

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Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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St. George Greek Orthodox Church
1110 35th Street
Des Moines, IA US 50311
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
10:00 AM