George M. Kallal


George M. Kallal, age 91, of Lonsdale, passed away peacefully at the Three Links Care Center in Northfield on January 27, 2013. George served his country during WWII in the Navel Air Force. He was a life member and past commander of the Lonsdale American Legion, a member of the Lonsdale volunteer fire department for 31 years and chief for 18 of those years, also a member of the New Prague K of C, DAV life member and George and Alvina owned and operated Kelly’s bar in Lonsdale, for 33 years. He married Alvina on May 30, 1944 in Clinton, OK. George is preceded in death by his son, Dennis Kalla; parents, Joseph and Ludmila (Sticha) Kallal; brothers, Bill (Florence), Frank E. and Ray (Jane) Kallal. Survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Alvina,; daughter, Georgia ’Jeannie’ (Raymond) Greenbush; daughter-in-law, Jane Kalla; grandchildren, Joseph & Kim Kallal and Jeffery (Laurie) and Brad Greenbush; great-grandchildren, Evan Kallal, Kaylie, Grace, Grant and Kade Greenbush; nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 AM Saturday, February 2, 2012 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Lonsdale, with visitation from 3-8 PM at the White Funeral Home, 201 5th Ave. Lonsdale (507-744-2368) and 1 hr. prior to Mass at the funeral home on Saturday. Interment, Ft Snelling National Cemetery on Monday (2/4). In lieu of flowers memorials will be donated to I.C. Church