Helen Dalamaggas, 86, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, died Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018, at the Dennis & Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy, Hiawatha, Iowa. Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, at Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cedar Rapids, with Trisagion Service to begin at 7 p.m. Funeral service:
10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 28, 2018, at St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church, Cedar Rapids. Burial: Linwood Cemetery, Cedar Rapids.
Helen was born Oct. 7, 1932, in Cedar Rapids, the daughter of Chris and Antonia Dalamaggas. She graduated from Franklin High School and from Coe College with a B.A. degree in business education.
After beginning her career at Collins Radio, she decided to teach and began her 25-year teaching career at Elvira, Iowa. She also taught at Center Point, Iowa, Skokie, Ill., and Cedar Rapids Jefferson and Roosevelt schools.
Helen is survived by nephews, Peter T. Dalamaggas and Chris Dalamaggas; sisters-in-law; Godson; and many other relatives in the United States and Greece.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Chris and Antonia Dalamaggas; and her brothers, Pete and Theodore Dalamaggas.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church at 501 A Ave. NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401, or Coe College.
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