Visitation will be held Sunday from 2-9 p.m. with a prayer service at 6 p.m. at Vermeulen Funeral Home and funeral services Monday at 10:30 a.m. at SS Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church in Westland.
Karl Poulos, a long-time Plymouth area business owner, died Oct. 22. He was 84.
According to an obituary published on the Vermeulen Funeral Home website, Poulos is survived by his wife of 44 years, Sophia; devoted children, Peter and Louis K. (Jeanette); loving grandchildren, Chance, Sofia and Elliana. Additionally, he is survived by his brother, John (Panagiota) Eliopoulas and many nieces and nephews.
Poulos discovered an abandoned log cabin, originally built in 1945, and he his family turned it into Karl's Family Restaurant in 1982. Today, Karl's Cabin is the only full-service restaurant in Salem Township, and oldest log cabin restaurant in southeast Michigan, according to the restaurant's website.
Visitation will be held Sunday, from 2-9 p.m., with a prayer service at 6 p.m. at Vermeulen Funeral Home and in state Monday at 10 a.m. until the 10:30 a.m. Funeral Service at SS Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church, located at 36375 Joy Rd. in Westland.
Karl's Cabin announced Wednesday on its Facebook page that the restaurant will be closed on Monday, Oct. 28 in honor of Poulos.
"It was his wish that we would close the restaurant and bring everyone here after his service," the post said. "What the boss wants, the boss gets."
Memorial contributions may be made to SS Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church or Nativity of the Virgin Mary.