Paul G. Buterakos was born in Flint, MI on October 23, 1928, the last surviving of ten children to the late Gust and Anna Buterakos and passed away on February 17, 2013. Paul was a devoted Husband, Father and Grandfather and is survived by his wife of 56 years, Patricia "Pat" Buterakos; children, Paul J. (Cindy) Buterakos, of Rockford, MI and Stephanie A. Schindlbeck, of Spring Lake, MI; four grandchildren, Alena and Leah Buterakos, Matthew and Alison Schindlbeck; several nieces, nephews and long-time friends. He was preceded in death by six brothers, George, John, Harry Michael, Peter and Alex, three sisters, Angeline "Koula" Piliafas, Irene Photiou and Charlene Buterakos. Paul was a veteran of the United States Army. He was a courageous entrepreneur and business owner of Sunrise Memorial Gardens, in Muskegon, MI from 1964 until 1997. Paul touched the hearts of many with his acts of kindness to those in need and his community. He was an avid Detroit/Michigan sports fan. Paul was a member of Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 185 E. Pontaluna Road, Norton Shores, MI where a funeral service will be held on Friday, February 22, 2013 at 11:00 AM with Fr. Nickolas Markus officiating. Visitation will be held on Thursday, also at the church, from 4:00 until 7:00 PM with a Trisagion Service to be held following the visitation at 7:00 PM. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be directed to the Harbor Humane Society in West Olive.