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Re: Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery 1952
Posted by: Jerri Strombeck (ID *****8880) Date: February 18, 2012 at 10:50:24
In Reply to: Re: Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery 1952 by Doris Dickerson of 1591

Louis and Leota Kamitchis 1000 Queensboro Pl Yukon OK 73099 (405) 354-3728

Leota's obit Louis Kamitchis is listed Class of 1943

Louis Joseph Kamitchis: Newspaper Obituary and Death Notice
Daily Oklahoman, The (Oklahoma City, OK) - April 29, 1991
Deceased Name: Louis Joseph Kamitchis

Louis Joseph, was born June 14, 1924 to Gust and Anna Kamitchis in OKC and went to be in the presence of our Lord and Savior on April 27, 1991. He was baptized Sept. 6, 1925 in the St. George Greek Orthodox Church. Louis served in the armed forces during WWII serving in France, Germany and the Phillipines. Due to blindness he took early retirement from Pittsburg Plate Glass Distribution Center. He was a member of the Moose Lodge No. 1785. He was preceded in death by his parents and 2 brothers and is survived by his wife Leola, 3 daughters Sandy Pasley of Burley, ID, Suzy Mendenhall of Folsom, CA and Stephanie Gerzik of College Station, TX, 2 sons Louis Joseph Jr. of the home, John Andreas of Enid, OK, grandsons Chris, Jerry and Jason Gerzik and Joe Pasley, 1 granddaughter Kendra. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Turner Funeral Home Chapel.


201 E. MAIN

YUKON 354-2533

Name: Louis J Kamitchis
Titles & Terms: Mr
Event: Marriage
Event Date: 04 Jun 1950
Event Place: , Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States
Age: 25
Birth Date:
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Spouse: Marguerite Ridenour
Spouse's Titles & Terms: Miss
Spouse's Age: 19
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Film Number: 2108903
Digital Folder Number: 4533070
Image Number: 01309
witnesses Betty Ridenour and Claude N. Irby Jr.

BRYANT, Eva Berniece married 4/1/1944 in Randolph WV a groom named Louis Joseph Kamitchis of Elkins, Randolph, WV. He was 19 and b OKC. She was 18 and born OKC.

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U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
about Louis J Kamitchis
Name: Louis J Kamitchis
Birth Year: 1924
Race: White, citizen (White)
Nativity State or Country: Oklahoma
State of Residence: Oklahoma
County or City: Oklahoma

Enlistment Date: 23 Mar 1943
Enlistment State: Oklahoma
Enlistment City: Oklahoma City
Branch: No branch assignment
Branch Code: No branch assignment
Grade: Private
Grade Code: Private
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
Source: Civil Life

Education: 3 years of high school
Marital Status: Single, without dependents
Height: 86
Weight: 114

1930 census, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma

Gus P Kamitchis 42 imm 1907 TUR f GRE m GRE m 16 yrs merchant fruit store
Anna M Kamitchis 33 FR CAN f FRA m OH
Pete D Kamitchis 15
Jim E Kamitchis 12
Louis J Kamitchis 5

New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957
about Pite Kamitchis
Name: Pite Kamitchis
Arrival Date: 1 Nov 1922
Birth Year: 1914
Birth Location: Oklahoma
Age: 7 Years 10 Months
Gender: Male
Port of Departure: Marseille, France
Port of Arrival: New York, New York
Ship Name: Patria

Travelling with Anna, Gust, and Demetrius

U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925
about Gust Kamitchis
Name: Gust Kamitchis
Birth Date: 6 Dec 1886
Birth Place: Chesme, Turkey
Age: 35
Residence: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Passport Issue Date: 14 Mar 1922
Father Name: Panteli Kamitchis
Father's Birth Location: Turkey
Father's Residence: Damascus, Turkey
Passport Includes a Photo: Yes
Anna born Windsor CAN
sailed from Pireus Greece about 7/24/1907. Resided from 1907- 1922 in Missouri and Oklahoma. Naturalized 1/15/1916. Wants to go to France, Italy, and Palestine to visit relatives. Leaving NY on ship "Asia" 5/4/1922.

Per a tree on, Gust's wife was Annie Belfort.

1920 census, Oklahoma City Ward 3, Oklahoma, Oklahoma
Gus Kamitches 34
Anna Kamitches 23
Pete Kamitches 5
Jas Kamitches 2

World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
about Gust Kamitchis
Name: Gust Kamitchis
City: Oklahoma City
County: Oklahoma
State: Oklahoma
Birthplace: Chesme, Smyrna, Turkey
Birth Date: 6 Sep 1886
Race: Caucasian (White)
FHL Roll Number: 1851895
DraftBoard: 2

Leola's sister
Anna Anderson
Anna Lee Anderson, 82, passed away Sunday, January 25, 2009 at Golden Oaks Nursing Center in Enid, Oklahoma. She was born July 5, 1926 in Foss, Oklahoma to Howard and Eva (Wilks) Johnsen. On February 14, 1960 Anna moved with her family to Yukon. She was a member of the United Methodist Church of the Good Shepherd. Anna was very active as a Cub Scout Den Mother and enjoyed the Monday Bridge Club and several bowling leagues. She volunteered at Pets and People and was also a member of the Women of the Moose Lodge #1369. Anna was employed by Conrad Marr for fifteen years. Preceding her in death are husbands, Stephen Pichurko, Sr. and Don Anderson, her parents, Eva Johnsen and Jim and Rozzeta Sullivan and stepson Steve Anderson. Survivors include her sons: Stephen Pichurko, Jr. and wife Winnie of Ramona, California Robert Pichurko of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma daughter, Catharine Jackson of Enid, Oklahoma step- daughter, Donna Mills and husband Marion of Plano, Texas, ten grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren, sister Leola Kamitchis of Burley, Idaho and special friend, Roy Moss of Yukon, Oklahoma. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Hospice Circle of Love, 314 South Third, Enid, Oklahoma. 73701. Visitation will be held Saturday from 9 am to 8 pm and Sunday 1 pm to 8 pm. Services will be held at 2:00 pm on Monday, February 2, 2009 at the Yanda & Son Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Jeff Burris officiating. Interment will follow at the Yukon Cemetery, Yukon, Oklahoma. Online condolences may be signed at

New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957
about Evanghelos M Stephanou
Name: Evanghelos M Stephanou
Arrival Date: 30 Jul 1938
Birth Year: abt 1906
Birth Location: Syria
Birth Location Other: Damascus
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Ethnicity/Race­/Nationality: Greek
Place of Origin: Syria
Friend's Name: G Kamitchis, Uncle
Port of Departure: Southampton, England and Cobh, Ireland
Port of Arrival: New York, New York
Port Arrival State: New York
Port Arrival Country: United States
Ship Name: President Harding
father Nicola

Texas Death Index, 1903-2000
about Evangelos Stephanou
Name: Evangelos Stephanou
Death Date: 20 Oct 1981
Death County: Harris
Gender: Male

There is a story dated 5/14/1939, Times-Picayune in NO. Evangelos Nicola Stephanou wanted an American wife, since he had gone to college in OK. He came back to college at Stillwater OK. He enrolled in Home Ec- 1 man, 40 women- and married Miss Virginia Shirley, a blonde in the Home Ec class. They now live in Beirut, Lebanon, Syria.

Texas Death Index, 1903-2000
about Virginia Stephanou
Name: Virginia Stephanou
Death Date: 13 Jun 1996
Death County: Harris
Gender: Female

The 1940 census comes out in April, then you can learn who Marguerite Ridenour's parents are.

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