- Deceased's name: Gus Papajohn
- Age: 87
- Date: August 13, 2011
- Hometown: Glenview
Gus Papajohn was husband for 60 years of the late Ethel Papajohn nee Dimas; father of Christine, Katherine (Ted) Sawicz, George (Karen Anderson) and Dean (Bethany) Papajohn; grandfather of Jennifer, Sarah, Daniel, Amelia, Eva, and Leonidas; brother of Virginia Kapellas, the late Aphrodite and George Papajohn; and uncle of many nieces and nephews.
Mr. Papajohn was a veteran of World War II and had a long career as a professional photographer and manager with Allstate in Northbrook. As a cinematographer, he was involved in many projects including a Studs Turkel documentary on Chicago, a documentary on Mies van der Rohe and an African safari for television. Mr. Papajohn was a loving father dedicated to his children and grandchildren. He will always be remembered for his kind heart and sense of humor.
Funeral Service is 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 18 at Saints Peter and Paul Greek Orthodox Church. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Greek American Nursing Centre, 220 N. 1st St., Wheeling, IL 60090 or Alzheimers Disease Association, 8430 W. Bryn Mawr., Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60631.