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 John Pete “Johnny” Pappas

John Pete “Johnny” Pappas

Price, Carbon County, Utah, USA
Death 4 Apr 1995 (aged 70)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
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Memorial ID 154775 · View Source
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Son of Pete Pappas and Constantia "Dia" Metrakos

Married Jean Van Valkenburg on April 15, 1951 in Elko, Nevada. Their children: John, Mike, Steven, Christopher and Kathy Pappas.


published in the Deseret News, Thursday, April 6, 1995


Johnny Pappas, age 70, passed away following a short illness on April 4, 1995 at his home in Salt Lake City, Utah. Born October 24, 1924, in Price, Utah the son of Pete and Dia Pappas. Married Jean VanValkenburg on April 15, 1951 in Elkos, Nevada. Graduated from Carbon Junior College and the University of Utah with a Bachelor of Arts Degree. He had a long career as a commercial artist and salesman, winning numerous awards for top salesman and much community recognition for his artistic achievements. After his retirement he pursued his love of art and received numerous awards for his work.

Survived by his wife, Jean Pappas; sons, John, Mike, Steven and Chirtopher; daughter, Kathy; son-in-law, John Self; daughters-in-law, Leslie, Katie, Teresa; 11 grandchildren; mother, Dia; brother, Dr. James Pappas, his wife, Peggy and family.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 8, 1995, 11:00 a.m., at Larkin Mortuary, 260 East South Temple, where a Greek Orthodox prayer service will be held Friday, April 7, 1995, 6:00 p.m., with a viewing following 6:30-8:00 p.m. Interment Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

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  • Imported from: UT State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 154775
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Pete “Johnny” Pappas (24 Oct 1924–4 Apr 1995), Find A Grave Memorial no. 154775, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Utah State Historical Society (contributor 4) .