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James John "Jim" Kanellos

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James John "Jim" Kanellos Obituary
Kanellos, James "Jim" John
82, of Chandler, AZ passed away on September 7, 2016. Jim Kanellos was born on August 9, 1934 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He served in the U.S. Air Force and worked as an electrical engineer in the U.S., Alaska, and Turkey. As a successful business owner, he started two liquor stores from the floor up and was an innovator in new business strategies. He enjoyed Greek Festivals, cooking, and taught himself how to play Greek music on the clarinet. He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Theonie. He is survived by his daughter, Theodora, his son-in-law, Josh Zwiernik, and his grandson Alex, as well as a step daughter, Teresa Chapman, and her three sons. A private family service has been held. Arrangements under the direction of Legacy Funeral Home in Chandler, AZ 480-963-6200 If you would like to make a contribution, please make it to the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center. 240 W. Thomas Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85013
Published in The Arizona Republic on Sept. 13, 2016
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