Louis A. Kousoulos “Junior” | Obituaries

Louis A. Kousoulos, “Junior” passed absent peacefully Aug. 6, 2021, at his home surrounded by his spouse and children. 

Junior was born Aug. 23, 1932, in Cody to Louis A. Kousoulos Sr. and Rosa Kousoulos.

Junior married his substantial university sweetheart Dianne on Oct. 8, 1953. They experienced 3 kids Sheila Rae, Louis Alan and Tammi Lynn.

He graduated from Cody Substantial University in 1951. Although he was in high university, he was vice president of Scholar Council, All-District Band for 4 decades, and All-Condition Band first chair solo trumpet. He played four decades in soccer and basketball, which include 3 decades in keep track of, All-Meeting in basketball, football and crew captain.

Immediately after higher university, Junior place himself by college or university actively playing pool and trumpet in a dance band. He attended Northwest Faculty and graduated with a diploma in company administration.

He served time in the Maritime Corps less than their PLC method, and went to Officers School in Quantico, Va., in the summer of 1953. Soon after an honorable discharge owing to a soccer knee injuries, he married the appreciate of his daily life Dianne.

He and Dianne invested 32 a long time in the foodstuff and retail small business. They owned and operated the Mayflower Café and King’s Castle. In addition, they held a Forest Services deal feeding the hearth fighters right until the Forest Service food items vehicles arrived in Cody.

They also experienced a extremely big catering small business. Bob Dohse and Junior set on the biggest sit-down evening meal ever held in Cody at the Switzer Gymnasium. They served 1,632 individuals in 45-50 minutes from start out to finish. The social gathering was hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Nielson.

He and Dianne shared a like of actively playing golf. All through his golfing yrs he held the posture of president and chairman of the board at Olive Glenn Golf and Place Club.

After finding out of the cafe organization in the 1975, Junior went into real estate. In the drop of 1999, he started off his possess brokerage, Eagle Serious Estate in downtown Cody. He was effectively recognized in the Cody location and experienced a profitable career as a realtor up until finally a calendar year just before his passing.

Other achievements and offices held by Junior over the a long time provided vestry of Christ Episcopal Church and Licensed Lay Reader, previous President of Park County Golf and Place Club, past President of Hill Top rated Entice Club, previous President of Buffalo Invoice Traveling Club, past Director and Board member of Wyoming Boy Scouts of The us, earlier Scoutmaster, past President and Chairman of the Board of Cody Chamber Retail Committee, earlier President of Kalif Shrine Club, previous member of Point out of Wyoming Urban Systems Advisory Board, authentic member of Shrine Sheep Eater Indians, Advisory Board of Healthcare facility Property Wellbeing Care, Board of Administrators of Northwest Higher education Alumni, previous National Director for Wyoming Position Services, champion lure-shooter and golfer.

Our father was a person of handful of words, but he liked his spouse and children. We will miss his candid sayings, his brief wit and the tales he would notify. He was a John Wayne fan and cherished his westerns. You would generally discover him observing his favorite reveals, which integrated Gunsmoke, The Virginian and Walker Texas Ranger amongst other people. He enjoyed his early morning coffee and newspaper, adopted by a nap. If you happened to see him on the avenue, you would unquestionably figure out him by his white Greek fisherman’s hat. He never went with out it. A further hat he was recognized for was his bah-humbug hat. His yearly ritual was to start off donning it the day immediately after Thanksgiving up till the day following Xmas. The humorous issue was, he bought all the out of doors Xmas decorations and made confident they were being displayed each and every year for our mother, since she cherished Xmas. 

We appreciate him with all our hearts and will significantly miss him, but know he is reunited with our mother, at last. Something he’s desired at any time due to the fact she went to heaven.

Junior was preceded in death by the really like of his daily life, Dianne. His father, Louis A. Kousoulos Sr., his mom Rosa Kousoulos, his stepfather Carl Vanhooser, his sister Mary McPhee, his grandson Richard (Adam) West.

He is survived by his daughter Sheila (Rick) Asher, Alan (Amy) Kousoulos, Tammi (David) DeLong, 7 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and a lot of cousins, nephews and nieces.

In lieu of bouquets, donations may possibly be made to Kalif Shrine Club for Youngsters, St. Jude’s Clinic, Spirit Mountain Hospice or Toys for Tots.

Funeral products and services will be Friday, Aug. 27, at 11 a.m. at Christ Episcopal Church. Please sign up for us in Junior’s celebration of everyday living to adhere to at 1 p.m. at Olive Glenn Golf and Place Club.