PRICE - Our loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend, Gust George Kouris, age 81, passed away May 24, 2013 at Castleview Hospital.
He was born July 9, 1931 in Helper to George and Faye Velasquez Kouris.
Married Cleo Velasquez on March 28, 1953 in Price.
He was a member of Notre Dame de Lourdes Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. Gust loved to hunt, fish and work on different crafts.
He enjoyed planting a big garden and had an amazing green thumb. He will be dearly missed for his smile, wise advise and loving nature.
Survived by his wife, Cleo Kouris; two daughters and four sons, Judy (Hubert) Graves, Lydia Morgan, George (Pauline) Kouris, David Kouris, Anthony Kouris and Jesse Kouris; brother Angelo (Helen) Kouris; and sister, Dorothy (Vernon) Velasquez; 18 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and infant son, Joseph Kouris.
Funeral Mass Thursday, May 30, 2013, 10 a.m., Notre Dame de Lourdes Catholic Church. Vigil service Wednesday evening 7 p.m., at the church. Family will be at the church Wednesday and Thursday one hour prior to services. Committal service, Cliffview Cemetery, Price. Arrangements entrusted to Mitchell Funeral Home where friends are welcome daily and may share memories of Gust at www.mitchellfuneralhome.net.