James George Kanavas, Veteran
USAF – Korea
Oconomowoc, Wisconsin – 10-19-19
ABOUT THE MISSION:
James “Jim” or “Dimitri” Kanavas passed away peacefully surrounded by his family Friday, Sept. 27, 2019. Jim, 84, was born in Dubuque, Iowa on July 30, 1935 and was the youngest son of his Greek immigrant parents, George and Katherine Kanavas. Jim graduated from Dubuque Senior High School, and in 1955, he joined the United States Air Force. He served during the Korean Conflict in the Air Force from 55-59 as a Dental Lab Specialist. Jim was a great advocate for Veterans. He was involved in the Veterans Village in South Carolina trying to help out homeless Vets.
PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 10-19-19
Staging Time: 12:00 PM
Pagenkopf Funeral Home
1165 E. Summit Avenue
Staging 12:00 noon
Visitation 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Service 2:00 p.m.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.
Submitted By: John Curran
Position: Wisconsin State Captain
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