The Obit For Steve Sakas

Steve P. Sakas

Published in Chicago Tribune from November 8 to November 9, 2012


Steve P. Sakas, Veteran WWII, US Army, beloved husband of the late Georgia, nee Manglaras; loving father of Peter (Karen), Connie (Dennis) Markoutsas, Bill (Jackie) and James (Sarah) Sakas; devoted son of the late Peter and Stella Sakas; proud grandfather of Billy, Steven (Sabrina), George (Ava) Markoutsas, Kristina, Courtney, Robbie, Christopher, Steven S. and the late Alec Sakas; cherished great-grandfather of Niko, Chloe, Costas, and Mathew; dear brother of Elsie (the late James) Sigalos and the late Basil (Georgia) Sakas; son-in-law of the late Gus and Marie Manglaras; brother-in-law of Thomas (Janet) Manglaras; fond uncle of many.

Former owner of Steve's Lounge in Des Plaines.

Steve was a former professional baseball player, scout and pitching coach.

Visitation Friday from 4 to 9 p.m. at Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home, 1104 Waukegan Rd., Glenview.

Family and friends will meet Saturday morning at the Ascension of our Lord Greek Orthodox Church, 1207 N. Riverwoods, Lincolnshire, IL for funeral service at 10 a.m.

Interment Elmwood Cemetery. Kindly omit flowers.

Memorial donations to Hospice Dreams 511 E. North St., Bradley, IL 60915 (www.hospicedreams.org) would be appreciated.

Arrangements by JOHN G. ADINAMIS FUNERAL DIRECTOR, LTD. (847) 901-4012.