Kalomas, Tula D. age 79, of Prior Lake. Passed away on July 1, 2013. Preceded in death by loving husband of 50 years, Gregory Kalomas. Preceded in death by parents Charles and Dina Theros; sisters, Zoi and Angie. Survived by children, Dean Kalomas, Patricia Leaf (Richard Lemke), Sandra Michael; grandchildren, Alexander and Abigail Kalomas, Nikolas and Alec Leaf, Gregory and Sophia Michael; siblings, James Theros (Kathy Dowling), Spero Theros, Thea Thayer; also survived by nieces, nephews and many friends. Tula was born in Messinia, Greece. She immigrated to the United States in 1948. She is a graduate of Central High School where she was a reporter for the school newspaper and played on the basketball team. In 1956 Tula married Gregory Kalomas. Together they owned and operated the Evergreen Restaurant in Savage, Minnesota. Tula was a member of St. Mary's Greek Orthodox Church. She was a volunteer at the church and was a member of the Philoptochos Society. A special thanks to Patricia Leaf and the staff at Heartland Home Care and Hospice for the wonderful care shown to Tula over the past years. Visitation 6-8 PM Sunday, July 7th with 7 PM Trisagion Service at Washburn-McReavy Edina Chapel, West 50th St. and Vernon Avenue at Hwy 100, Edina. Funeral Service 11 AM Monday July 8th at St. Mary's Greek Orthodox Church, 35th and Irving Avenue South, Minneapolis. Interment Lakewood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to Heartland Home and Hospice Care of Roseville or St. Mary's Greek Orthodox Church. www.Washburn-McReavy.com
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This obituary was originally published in the Star Tribune.