Christian, Steve (1927-2017)
CHRISTIAN, CHRISTOPHILOPOULOS, STAVROPOULOS, SMEAD, HAND, BATTON
Posted By: Paul Nagy (email)
Date: 7/28/2017 at 12:09:59
December 6, 1927 - May 23, 2017
Steve Christian, 89, of Ames, passed away at home on May 23, 2017. Services will be held at a later date in Greece where he will be buried in the family cemetery.
Steve Christian was born on December 6, 1927, to John and Katerini (Stavropoulos) Christophilopoulos in Kallevia, Greece. A naturalized citizen of the United States for over fifty years, he belonged to the Greek Orthodox Church of Saint George in Des Moines. He married Christine Smead in Nevada, Iowa. A self-employed restaurateur, he operated George's Pizza in Ames for thirty years and Charlie's Pizza in Forest City for twelve years.
Steve is survived by his wife, Christine Christian, of Ames; his children, Mike Christian-Hand, of Purvis, Mississippi, John (Yvonne) Christian, of Denver, Colorado, Katherine (Lyle) Batton, of Thief River Falls, Minnesota, and George (Valerie) Christian, of Wilmington, North Carolina; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and his sister, Stathia, who still resides in Greece. He was preceded in death by his parents; and five brothers.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to a charity or church of the donorís choosing. The Adams Funeral Home in Ames is assisting the family with the arrangements.
Adams Funeral Home, Ames, Iowa, 2017.
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