Gary James Kalan Sr was born October 25, 1947 in Wauwatosa Township, Milwaukee WI, to Steven and Ella (Mikalajeski) Kalan. He pasted into eternal life June 1, 2013.
Gary was baptized into Christian faith on December 25, 1947. He confirmed his faith at St Pauls Lutheran Church on March 26, 1961, and later graduated 8th Grade from St Pauls Lutheran School in West Allis,Wi. He attended Nathan Hale High School.
Gary joined the Marine Corp straight out of school, serving (1965 - 1969) during the Vietnam Era. He later joined the East Troy Police Dept. In 1978 Gary joined the the Mauston Police Dept. He served the Mauston community until 2004, when he was diagnosed with Myeloma from Agent Orange.
Gary is survived by his wife, Sandra (Becker)Kalan, 4 children: Gary (Jaime) Kalan Jr and granddaughters Jade and Gabriella of Reedsburg WI, Michelle (Lee) Schnell and grandchildren Alex, Kevin and Kaylee of Mauston WI, Michael Bauer of Kenosha, Danielle (Dustin) Kalan and grandchildren Naomi and Noah of Portage WI. 2 Very Special Foster Daughters: Samantha Young and granddaughter Star of Illinois, and Christina Aiuppy and granddaughter Alexis of Kenosha WI. Brothers and sisters: Adella (Mel) Baty of Waukesha WI, Martin Kalan of Lees Summit MO, Paul Kalan of St Louis Mo, Wanda (Warren) Klemick of West Allis WI, David Kalan of Pahrump NV, Michael Kalan of Milwuakee WI, Steven Kalan of Fulton Mo, and Eva (Jim) Zanowski of Oak Creek WI, and many neices and nephews, and many many friends who have been like family.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., (with full honors) Saturday, June 8, 2013 at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church 517 Grayside Ave, Mauston WI, where friends may call on Friday, June 7th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.