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Esther Corfiatis, 80, of Overland Park, Kan., died Friday, Feb. 23, 2007.
She was born July 29, 1926, near Oak Ridge, daughter of August and Angeline Hopfer Mirly. She and Tony Corfiatis were married May 15, 1948. He died in 1991.
Corfiatis was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church in Overland Park. She and her husband owned and operated a bowling business many years, retiring in 1986.
Survivors include two daughters, Loretta White of Leawood, Kan., Connie Chambers of Aurora, Colo.; a son, Craig Corfiatis of Manteca, Calif.; two sisters, Laura Mueller of St. Louis, Mildred Dost of Shawneetown; two brothers, Herb Mirly of Charlotte, N.C., Oscar "Jack" Mirly of Tulsa, Okla.; and six grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by seven siblings.
A private graveside service was held Sunday at D.W. Newcomer's Sons Johnson County Memorial Gardens.
Announcement courtesy of McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.