Paul Stavros 1926 - 2008 Overland Park
Memorial services for Paul Stavros, 82, Overland Park, will be at 9 a.m. Friday at McGilley & Hoge Chapel in Overland Park. Inurnment will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Leavenworth National Cemetery.Mr. Stavros died Sunday, March 2, 2008.He was born Jan. 17, 1926, in Kansas City, Mo. He was raised in Lawrence and graduated from Liberty Memorial High School in 1943.Mr. Stavros served in the U.S. Navy in the South Pacific during World War II. He was a lifetime member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 846 and American Legion Post 370, both in Overland Park. Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Demitra; two daughters, Linda Toben, Shawnee, and Kelly Simari, Rochester, Minn.; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.The family will receive friends after the services at the chapel.The family suggests memorials to Mayo Clinic Cardiovascular Research Department, 200 First St. S.W., Rochester, MN 55905 or Kansas City Hospice, sent in care of the chapel, 8024 Santa Fe Drive, Overland Park, KS 66204.