Kari Lynn Athanasiou, 50, of Lodi passed away on February 7, 2014, at home with her loving family by her side. Kari fought her battle with Cancer with inspirational grace, courage and strength. She was born on July 5, 1963 to Raymond and Patricia Haney. Kari worked as a Dental Hygienist, Homemaker, and Office Manager for the family business. Kari married her Carlmont High School sweetheart George in 1989, after she graduated from the Dental Hygiene Program at Foothill College. Kari loved animals and she loved to travel, read, and spend time with her family. She is survived by her parents, Raymond and Patricia Haney, of Roseville; husband, George Athanasiou, of Lodi; children, John, Alexandra, and Joseph; sister, Linda Haemmerling, of Placerville. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 22 at 2:00 p.m. at Lodi Funeral Home. Donations may be made to the
atP.O. Box 22718 Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718 or Community Hospice Foundation at 4368 Spyres Way, Modesto, CA 95356. There is no visitation and committal is private. Please sign the guest book at www.lodinews.com/guestbook.
Lodi Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.