Stella Konakis Dokos Solis died peacefully Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2000 after a long battle with colon cancer. She fought bravely and always believed she would get well.
She is survived by her husband, Jose Solis; daughters, Marina (James) Martin; Elaine (Ted) Tzoutzouklis; and her son, Chris (Joanne) Dokos; grand-children, Nick (Karen) Tzoutzouklis, Jimmy Martin, G. Chris and Nickolas Dokos; great-grandchildren, Allie and Zack Tzoutzouklis. She will be missed by her sisters, Olga Halamandaris and Athena Kontas of Price; Christine (Angelo) Cuatta of Salt Lake; Bessie (George) Markos of Ogden; Georgia (Tony) Hohilios of Clearfield; brothers, Stanley (Mary) Konakis of Elko, NV: Marion (Jeanne) Konakis of Grand Junciton, CO; and her many nieces and nephews and loyal friends.
Yia Yia's last wish was to see many of her family members before she died and they made her wish come true.
A funeral service will be held Friday, 10;30 a.m. at Prophet Elias Greek Orthodox Church, 5335 South Highland Drive. A Prayer service will be Thursday, 6:30 p.m. at Neil O'Donnell & Sons Mortuary, 372 East 100 South, where friends may call form 6 to 8 p.m.
Family and friends will gather after services Friday at Jim's Soupers on 2278 South Redwood Road for the Makaria.