Pota Rakes

RAKES, Pota, Oct 1, 1932 – May 7, 2012. Preceded in death by parents, Angelo and Helen Stergios; brother, George Stergios. Survived by loving husband, Michael Rakes; sons and daughters-in-law: Drs. George and Angie Rakes, Dr. Steven and Popie Rakes; daughter and son-in-law, Helen and Richard Rizza; 7 grandchildren; sisters: Angie Kolitsopoulos and husband George, Stella Moraitis; nieces and nephews. Pota was active for many years in real estate sales in the greater Omaha area. She enjoyed cooking and entertaining, and her home was always open to family and friends. She adored her children and grandchildren and took great pride in all of their accomplishments. An active member of her Greek Orthodox Church, she loved participating in the church’s philanthropic outreach. She fought bravely for a year against cancer, but fell asleep peacefully and will be missed and remembered. “May her memory be eternal.” The family will receive friends Wednesday, 6pm to 7pm, followed by TRISAGION SERVICE at 7pm at the West Center Chapel. FUNERAL SERVICES Thursday, 10am, All Holy Spirit Greek Orthodox Church, 9012 “Q” St. Interment, Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Memorials are suggested to All Holy Spirit Greek Orthodox Church Building Fund.

HEAFEY-HEAFEY-HOFFMANN DWORAK & CUTLER Mortuaries and Crematories 7805 West Center Road Omaha, Nebraska 68124 (402) 391-3900

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