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Visitations


Tuesday, January 17, 2017
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM CST
Maresh-Meredith & Acklam Funeral Home
Racine Location
803 Main St.
Racine, WI 53403
(262) 634-7888

Trisagion Prayer Service at 6:30 p.m.

Driving Directions

Services


Wednesday, January 18, 2017
10:00 AM CST
Kimissis Tis Theotokou Greek Orthodox Church
1335 S. Green Bay Rd
Racine, WI 53406

Contributions


At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Kimissis Tis Theotokou Greek Orthodox Church
1335 South Green Bay Road
Racine, WI 53406

St. Katherine's Green Orthodox Church
7100 Airport Pulling Road N
Naples, FL 34109

Life Story / Obituary


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Dimitris Loukidis, “Jim”, age 80, passed away Friday, January 13, 2017, at Ascension All Saints Hospital. He was born November 5, 1936, in Athens, Greece and came to Milwaukee in 1954 as a foreign student. He graduated from Indiana Tech as a mechanical engineer in 1960.

On November 26, 1960, in Milwaukee he was united in marriage to Barbara Schuppie. Jim was a partner for many years at Famco Machine Co. in Kenosha and later at Wisconsin Automated in Oshkosh. Over the years, he was involved in various business ventures with his partner, Paul Ehrlich. Jim was a dedicated member of Kimissis Tis Theotokou Greek Orthodox Church in Racine and St. Katherine’s Greek Orthodox Church in Naples, FL. He and Barbara spent the past 15 years wintering in Naples where he enjoyed golf. He will be dearly missed.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Barbara; his sister, Aleka Apostolidou and family of Greece; his children, Linda and Gordon Phillips of Hanover, NH, Deno and Laura Loukidis of Oshkosh; grandchildren, Alexandra, Lauren and Gregory Phillips, Matthew, David, Nicholas, Ella, and Ayden Loukidis; in-laws, Carl (the late Audrey)Schuppie, Richard and Marlene Goll, Tim and Dianne Davis; godsons, George Papulis and Jason Gianou; many nieces, nephews, and dear friends.

Visitation will be held at the funeral home Tuesday, January 17, 2017, 4-7 P.M. with a Trisagion Prayer Service at 6:30 P.M. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, January 18, 2017. 10:00 A.M. at Kimissis Tis Theotokou Greek Orthodox Church, 1335 S. Green Bay Rd with Fr. Peter Papademetriou and Fr. Douglas Papulis officiating. Interment will follow at Graceland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Kimissis Tis Theotokou Greek Orthodox Church or St. Katherine’s Greek Orthodox Church in Naples, FL have been suggested.

A very special thank you to Dr. Ryan Engel and Dr. Joel Neibuhr and the employees of Ascension All Saints for their care.