George Christ Legeros

February 12, 1925 - December 2, 2001


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Slow me down Lord
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George C. Legeros, passed away Sunday, Dec. 2 at the age of 76. He was born Feb. 12, 1925 in Minneapolis. Graduated from West High School, attended the University of Minnesota, Wharton School of Business, Harvard and the University of Chicago, where he received his M.B.A. He served in the U.S. Navy as a Lieutenant j.g. Most will remember him as the co-owner of the Rainbow Cafe, a family business for more than 60 years and a landmark at Lake & Hennepin in Minneapolis. 

George also served on the board of the 5th Northwestern National Bank. He was an active member of St. Mary's Greek Orthodox Church, of the Mpls Institute of Arts, and the Walker Arts Center. George loved God, the arts, classical music, cooking and gardening. He was preceded in death by his wife, Constance and son, David. He is survived by sons, Christopher and Nicholas; a daughter, Doria and 4 grandchildren, Elena, Anna, Alex and Maren. 

A Trisagion Service (Wake) will be held 7 pm Wednesday evening at St. Mary's Greek Orthodox Church, 3450 Irving Ave S., Minneapolis. Visitation will begin at church, 5 pm Wednesday. Service 11 am Thursday at St. Mary's Greek Orthodox Church. Interment Lakewood Cemetery. Remembrances may be made to St. Mary's Church Building Fund. Washburn-McReavy Davies Chapel 612-377-2203 

Published on December 4, 2001, in Minneapolis Star-Tribune.

Photo notes:

  1. Christmas Card 1999
  2. Christmas Card 2001


George and Grammie
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Sun and flowers through
out the New Year 
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