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In Memory of

Clarence R. F. Kallish

May 5, 1925 - May 16, 2017

Obituary


Clarence "Kal" Kallish, age 92, went to be with his Lord on May 16, 2017. He was born on May 5, 1925 in LaCrosse, Wisconsin, the youngest child of August and Adelaide (nee Wadel) Kallish. After proudly serving his country in WWII in the Navy, Clarence used the GI bill to receive his B.A. Degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of Wisconsin. He was hired by Consumers Power and moved to Jackson, Michigan where he met his future wife, Avalee (nee Huff). They were married on June 27, 1953. He loved to camp, hunt,...

Clarence "Kal" Kallish, age 92, went to be with his Lord on May 16, 2017. He was born on May 5, 1925 in LaCrosse, Wisconsin, the youngest child of August and Adelaide (nee Wadel) Kallish. After proudly serving his country in WWII in the Navy, Clarence used the GI bill to receive his B.A. Degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of Wisconsin. He was hired by Consumers Power and moved to Jackson, Michigan where he met his future wife, Avalee (nee Huff). They were married on June 27, 1953. He loved to camp, hunt, and fish and was very active in his church.

Kal was preceded in death by his parents and eight siblings. Surviving to cherish his memory are his wife, Avalee Kallish; his children, Kevin (Anita), Kent (Nancy), Karen (Darrell) Vaughan, Keith (Sheila); nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lansing, MI on Friday, May 19, 2017 at 11:00 a.m., luncheon to follow. Visitation at the church one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Clarence's name may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, 501 W. Saginaw St., Lansing, MI 48933.

The family is being served by Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, Lansing Chapel. On-line condolences may be made at www.grlansing.com