Deceased Name: LOUIS JAMES KAPNISTOSView Article
Kansas City Star, The (MO) - May 7, 2003
- Edition: METROPOLITAN
- Section: OBITUARIES
- Page: B4
Louis James Kapnistos, "Louie", passed away in Kansas City, MO on May 4, 2003, at his home. Funeral services will be Thursday, May 8, 2003, at 10 a.m. at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 120th and Wornall. Burial in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 7, 2003, at McGilley State Line Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to the Icon Fund of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church or the American Cancer Society.
Louie was born October 26, 1950 in Kansas City, MO. His personality, EXTRODANAIRE, he was talented in everything he touched, including the love he had for his circle of family and friends. A heart so big, you really, really felt the warmth. He was active in community affairs, a devoted fan of the arts and an excellent pianist. He loved his church. He was proud of his Greek heritage, a fluent Greek speaker, and he loved visiting the homeland and of his grandparents in Ikaria, Greece. Louie excelled in corporate furniture design and planning, interiors and sales. He always celebrated holidays with gusto Galore, including fireworks and the whole sha-bang.
He had so much to give and he gave his all in everything he did, which will be everlasting in our hearts. A wonderful son, brother, life-partner, uncle, cousin, grandchild, nephew, brother-in-law and friend. To those who knew him, we will miss him deeply, to those who didn't missed out on a wonderful and unique individual. We love you, Louie. God Bless you always.
Survived by loving parents, John and Angie Kapnistos; sisters, Debbie Kapnistos, Steffie Kapnistos-York; Lifepartner, Bob Temple; brothers-in-law, Mickey York, Stanley Douris; nephew, Clayton York; niece, Maggie York; many, many relatives and friends. And "My Big Fat Greek Family." (Arrangements: McGilley State Line Chapel, 12301 State Line Rd. (816) 942-6180)