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Peter Alex Karos Obituary

Karos, Peter Alex Born in Minneapolis July 27, 1927 and joined the Lord on April 30, 2013. Survived by wife, Artemis; children, Alex (Tatum), Nick (Athena), Paul (Cindy), Tina; grandchildren, Theadora, Demetra, Alexandra, Peter, Anna, Joseph; sisters, Pauleen, Violet; many close relatives and friends. Preceded by parents, Alex & Stamata; sister, Tony. Peter (nickname, Zeus) was a man full of life. He warmed a room and loved to spend time with family, friends, and workmates. Known as a spirited, fun-loving husband, Grandfather, father, friend, mentor, and golf partner. He had a gifted ability to bond with people, take a real interest in them, and encourage them. Attended Washburn High School and University of Minnesota. He loved his work at Piper Jaffray as Head of NASDAQ Trading, and Americana State Bank of Edina as President. Loved his Greek culture, language, and Orthodox faith. We want to thank all of his friends who brought so much joy into his life. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Mary's Greek Orthodox Church. Funeral Service: Tuesday, May 7, at 11 a.m. with Visitation one hour prior. Visitation Monday, May 6, 5-8 pm with Trisagion service at 7 p.m. all at St. Mary's Greek Orthodox Church, 3450 Irving Ave S. Mpls. Interment Lakewood Cemetery. Edina Chapel 952-920-3996
This obituary was originally published in the Star Tribune.
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Published online on May 2, 2013 courtesy of Star Tribune.

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