The Deseret News
September 11, 2006
John George Bakoulas 1959 ~ 2006
John Bakoulas, age 47, a sweet, gentle spirit who always loved his hugs, passed away Sept. 9, 2006 of complications from Myotonic Muscular Dystrophy. John was born May 6, 1959 to George and Rose Henscheid Bakoulas. John graduated from Hillcrest High School in 1978. John's happiest years were spent roller skating at Crystal Aire Roller Rink, where he made many friends. He loved camping and trips to Wendover. Survived by mother, Rose, Midvale; sister, Karen (Kelly) Heaps; nieces, Brandi Heaps, West Jordan; Anne Thomas, Boise, ID; aunts; uncles; and numerous cousins. Preceded in death by father, George Bakoulas; sister, Diane Thomas; and nephew, Michael Thomas. We would like to thank the staff at St. Joseph Villa for their kind and loving care of John. Funeral Mass will be held Wednes-day, Sept. 13, 2006, 10 a.m. at St. Therese Catholic Church, 624 W. Lennox, Midvale. Holy Rosary will be recited Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., at Goff Mortuary, 8090 So. State, where there will be a viewing Tuesday 6-8 p.m. and Wednesday one hour prior to services. Interment, West Jordan City Cemetery.
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