Angelo D. Kouzoukas, 62, passed away Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, surrounded by his wife and children. Born June 19, 1950 in Kos, Greece, he was the youngest among eight children. He came to live in the United States in 1958 and had resided in Libertyville for over 20 years. His loyalty and dedication to his family was unparalleled; blessing them with an everlasting legacy of love. Angelo lived his life with integrity, honesty, generosity and loyalty to all those he loved. His wit was appreciated by all who knew him. The perfect example of all that a "father" should be, his fierce love for his children will be carried in their hearts forever. Surviving Angelo are his wife, Vicki of Libertyville; eight children, Maria, Dimitrios (Jessica), Rose (Andy), John, Kristin, Meg, Alex and Julie; five grandchildren who brought him unsurpassed joy, Marco, Sam, Nikolas Angelo, Sophia, and Alexa; and his brothers, Antonis, Taso, Nikos, Yianni, Elias, and Klevlos. Angelo had many nieces and nephews. Angelo was preceded in death by his parents, Dimitrious and Areti; and his sister, Katina. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 2, at St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church, 2350 E. Dempster St., Des Plaines, IL 60016, Interment will follow at Lakeside Cemetery in Libertyville. Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, at Burnett-Dane Funeral Home Ltd., 120 W. Park Ave. (Route 176, one block west of Milwaukee Ave.), Libertyville, IL 60048, with a Trisagion Service at 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the family as an education fund is being established for Angelo's children. For information, 847-362-3009 or please sign the guest book at www.burnettdane.com.
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