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Lula Poulos

August 17, 1925 — July 28, 2018

Lula Poulos, 92, of Mason City, passed away July 28, 2018, peacefully at her home.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 3, 2018, at 10:00 AM at the Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church, 1311 2nd Street SW, Mason City, with Rev. Joseph Mirowski officiating.

Visitation will take place from 4:00 to 6:00 PM Thursday, August 2, 2018, at Major Erickson Funeral Home, 111 N Pennsylvania Ave.

A Trisagion service will be held at 6:00 PM at the funeral home.

Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Memorials may be directed to the Lula Poulos Memorial Fund. Online condolences may be left for the family at

Lula Poulos was born August 17, 1925, to parents Christ and Irene (Kordkidou) Poulos. Lula was a graduate of Mason City High School and Hamilton Business College. She was a member of Sigma Beta Phi Sorority. Lula spent her working career as a secretary for Deckers in Mason City. She moved to St. Paul, MN to work as a teller for Eastern Heights State Bank and settling into a long career in the billing department at Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad where she was until she retired. Moving back to Mason City to her home; she enjoyed golfing, gardening, traveling, her church community, life long friends and family. She traveled a number of times to Greece to visit her family there.

Lula is survived by her brother in-law: Louis (Kathy) Trigas; nephews: John Trigas, James Poulos, Alan (Lori) Poulos, nieces: Pam (Frank) Hunssinger and Jane Trigas, god daughter: Katerina (Mike) Ledin, numerous grand nieces and nephews, great grand nieces and nephews and extended family, caregivers and friends.

She was preceded in death by her mother: Irene Poulos, father: Christ Poulos, sister: Katherine Trigas, brother: John (Genevieve) Poulos, brother: Sam (Mary Lou) Poulos, nephew: Greg Poulos, niece and god daughter Kristie Pattison and Lula's uncle: Jim Poulos.

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Thursday, August 2, 2018

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1311 2nd St. S.W., Mason City, IA 50401

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