Pota Liakos

Pota Liakos

March 28, 1922-June 28, 2019

Pota Liakos, 97, of Kearney, died Friday, June 28, 2019 at Rose Lane Nursing Home in Loup City.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at St. George Orthodox Church in Kearney.  Father Christopher Morris will officiate and burial will be at Kearney Cemetery.  Visitation is planned Monday from 5:00 to 7:00 at St. George Orthodox Church followed by a Trisagion prayer service at 7:00.  In Lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to St. George Orthodox Church.  Please visit http://www.hlmkfuneral.com to leave a tribute or message of condolence. Arrangements are under the direction of Horner Lieske McBride andKuhl Funeral and Cremation Services in Kearney.

She was born March 28, 1922 in Meropi, Messinias, Greece to Constantine and Georgia (Pappas) Antonopoulos.

In 1955 she married Steve Liakos in Greece.  The couple moved to Alliance, NE in 1956.  Pota was a professional seamstress.  She moved to Kearney in 1990 and worked at Cambridge Court until retiring at the age of 80.

Pota was a member of St. George Orthodox Church in Kearney and enjoyed walking, vegetable and herb gardening, and loved to play bingo.

Surviving relatives include daughters, Georgia Bakas and Theodora (John) Wolf, both of Kearney; grandsons Micheal, Nick, and Norman Liakos, granddaughter Sarah (Drew) Fothergill of Kearney; grandsons Steve (Danielle) Wolf of Austin, TX;  James Wolf of Omaha, NE, and Peter Bakas of Kearney; great-granddaughter Alexandra of Austin, TX.   She was preceded in death by her husband, three sisters and one brother.

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