Saturday, October 16th, 2010
Complete Obituary
George Kalal
  Former Mercer County resident George Kalal, 79, of Mountain Trace Nursing Home, Sylva, N.C., died Oct. 14, 2010, at Harris Regional Hospital, Sylva.
He was born March 13, 1931, in Chicago, Ill., to Anna and George J. Kalal. On Oct. 15, 1974, he married Carol Tarlton, who survives.
Other survivors are two children, Tony (Stephanie) Kalal, Fort Myers, Fla., and Kay (Rick) Simpson, Celina; a sister, Emily Hoover, Austin, Texas; two stepchildren, Candy Warris, Boca Raton, Fla., and Jody Shellenbarger, Holly Springs, Ga.; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a son, Thomas L. Kalal; and a brother-in-law, Henry Hoover.
He graduated from Maine Township High School, Des Plaines, Ill., attended Bowling Green State University and graduated from Ohio Northern University. He farmed for 12 years in Rockford, and after receiving his degree, taught art at St. Marys Memorial High School. He also was a salesman for Perry Corporation and an inspector for Kohli Kaliher Assoc., both of Lima. In 1974 he moved to Florida and was a project inspector for Dwayne Hall Engineering and a project manager for Gator Utilities, both of Fort Myers, Fla. He retired after 14 years as engineer and project manager at Johnson Engineering, also of Fort Myers.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
Additional obituaries for this date
a_d
Today
33°
Cloudy
4%
Tonight
24°
Mostly Cloudy
1%
Tomorrow
37°
Mostly Cloudy
Tomorrow Night
28°
Mostly Cloudy
4%
Monday
45°
Chance Rain Showers
29%
Monday Night
40°
Chance Rain Showers
44%
Tuesday
51°
Rain Showers Likely
68%
Tuesday Night
44°
Rain
78%
Wednesday
46°
Rain Likely
73%
Wednesday Night
29°
Chance Snow Showers
48%
Christmas Day
34°
Chance Snow Showers
26%
Thursday Night
28°
Mostly Cloudy
15%
3 Day
Extended
a_da_d