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Ioannis "Yanni" Manolakakis
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Obituary for Ioannis "Yanni" Manolakakis

Seward resident Ioannis “Yanni” Manolakakis, 46, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 at Providence Seward Medical Center from cancer.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Seward. Father Vasilios will officiate at the service. Viewing will be held from 12 noon to service time at the church. He will be laid to rest in the Seward City Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Konstantinos Manolakakis, Trever Swindon, George Maroudas, Clay DeLoach, Kosta Kanaras and Aaron Traior.
Yanni was born Nov. 1, 1971 in, Crete, Greece. He moved to the U.S. in 1988 and lived in various locations throughout Alaska before moving to Seward. He was an entrepreneur and a business man.
Yanni was Greek Orthodox and he enjoyed airplanes, snow machines, fishing, cooking, and sitting around the bonfire, but most importantly, he loved his family.
Yanni was preceded in death by his father, Christo Manolakakis.
He is survived by his wife, Brandy Manolakakis; stepson, Anthony Gibson; daughters, Rayna and Courtney Manolakakis; his mother, Irini Manolakakis; and sister, Marina Manolakakis, all of Seward; brother and sister-in-law, Konstantinos and Erin Manolakakis; niece, Raena Manolakakis; and nephews, Christopher and Michael Manolakakis, all of Lafayette, La.
Rather than flowers, the family prefers memorial donation be directed to Yanni’s gofundme page.
Arrangements were by Peninsula Memorial Chapel.


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Viewing

Friday

23

Feb

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
St. Peter Episcopal Church

239 Second Ave.
Seward, AK 99664

Funeral

Friday

23

Feb

1:00 PM
St. Peter Episcopal Church

239 Second Ave.
Seward, AK 99664

Burial

Friday

23

Feb

2:15 PM
St. Peter Episcopal Church

239 Second Ave.
Seward, AK 99664

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