Russell Kalata Obituary

Service Information

 
In Memory of

Russell Ronald Kalata

June 2, 1934 - July 7, 2014
Obituary

Russell R. Kalata, 80, Kokomo, passed away on Monday, July 07, 2014, at his home surrounded by family. He was born on June 2, 1934, in Chicago, Illinois, to John and Ruth (Willett) Kalata. He is survived by: his wife, Delores "Jeannie" (Sherrod) Kalata, whom he married on April 22, 1977; four sons, Michael, Noel Jay, Russell "Rusty", Jr., and Wesley; one brother, Norman; one sister, Ruth Denisienko; and 4 grandchildren. He was preceded, in death, by his parents and one daughter, Danette. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and worked for the Chicago Railroad, Kingston Products until their closing in 1989, and worked full-time at Cannon...
Russell R. Kalata, 80, Kokomo, passed away on Monday, July 07, 2014, at his home surrounded by family. He was born on June 2, 1934, in Chicago, Illinois, to John and Ruth (Willett) Kalata.

He is survived by: his wife, Delores "Jeannie" (Sherrod) Kalata, whom he married on April 22, 1977; four sons, Michael, Noel Jay, Russell "Rusty", Jr., and Wesley; one brother, Norman; one sister, Ruth Denisienko; and 4 grandchildren.

He was preceded, in death, by his parents and one daughter, Danette.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and worked for the Chicago Railroad, Kingston Products until their closing in 1989, and worked full-time at Cannon Valley Woodworks where he finally retired in 1992. He enjoyed fishing and animals. He was a member of the Eagles and the VFW.

A memorial visitation will be held on Friday, July 11th, 2014 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, envelopes will be provided at the memorial to assist the family with final expenses. Messages of condolence may be expressed online at www.sunsetmemorygarden.com.

Share your memories or express your condolences by signing the Guest Book below or click here for entry suggestions.
Submit Guest Book Entry
View Complete Guest Book

Personalize Your Tribute

Share photos, videos and more with Legacy Memorial Websites. Find out more.

 
Start Planning Today

Make Your Plan Today

Preplanning your funeral or cemetery arrangements gives you and your loved ones peace of mind. Don't wait. Make your plan online today.
Plan Online Now
Send a Card
Send Meals to the Family