Mary Pappas - November 14, 2012
Mary Margaret Loisel Pappas, 86, Lincoln, died Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in Lincoln. A funeral service was Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, at St. Teresa’s Catholic Church, Lincoln. Pallbearers were Cliff Stephens, Brian Olson, Grier Martin, Trey Burke, Ryan Poole, Jack Pappas and John Guenzel.
Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to St. Teresa’s Catholic Church or school.
She is survived by five children and spouses, Daniel and Anne Pappas; Nancy Pappas Olson and Brian Olson; Dr. Stacia Pappas Stephens and Dr. L. Clifton Stephens; J. Scott and Lynn Pappas, all of the greater Houston, Texas area, and Sarah Pappas McCabe and Jeffrey McCabe of Alvo, NE. She was the Beloved Yia Yia of eight granddaughters and spouses, Allison and W. Grier Martin, II; Emily and Edmund “Trey” Burke, III; Elizabeth and Dr. Clay Pendleton; Rebecca and Ryan Poole; Natalie Stephens; Darby Pappas; Riley Pappas, all of the greater Houston, Texas area, and Alexis Kramer Lincoln. Yia Yia’s three grandsons are William Stephens; Jack Pappas, of the greater Houston, Texas area, and Julian Kramer of Lincoln. Her six great-grandchildren are W. Grier Martin, III; Bennett Martin; Charlotte Martin; Luke Burke; Ryan Burke; Matthew Pappas Burke, all of Houston, Texas; and a sister, Anne Loisel Schueth Deland, Fla.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Simon and Lucille Loisel; husband, Harry Pappas; daughter, Constance Pappas; and seven brothers, John, Joseph, Thomas, Robert, Donald, Daniel and James Loisel.