John Pallis


John Pallis
Sept. 28, 1927 - Aug. 17, 2010

John G. Pallis passed away peacefully at home early Aug. 17, 2010,
under Hospice care. By his side were his beloved wife, Louise, and his children.

Born on Sept. 28, 1927, to parents George and Maria Maronis. John lost his father at age 12. His mother, Maria, married Tom Pallis and the family moved to Walla Walla.

John is survived by his wife, Louise; children, Kristina Colraine, Kathleen Frye (John), Peter Pallis and Paula Long (David); six wonderful grandchildren, James and Nicole Colraine, Aaron and Erika Frye, Rebecca and Rachel Long. John and Louse raised a nephew, Stan Grabinski, who is blessed with wife Carol and three children.

John served his country during World War II and retired after 40 years with the Burlington Northern Railroad. He was also involved with the family business, Pallis Pool Patio.

He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Fredrika; and brother, Anthony.
On wings of love and respect, John flew into the hands of his Lord.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Paul's Kennewick Building Fund or Hospice House.
Services will be 1 p.m., Aug. 28, 2010, at First Lutheran Church on Yelm, Kennewick.


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