Friday, April 10, 2015



ADDRESS: 135 South Gibson St., Medford, WI 54451

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 6:58 AM, Friday April 10, 2015 at Aspirus Care and Rehab, Medford, where he had been a resident since 2007.

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 AM, Tuesday April 14, 2015 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Medford.

OFFICIATING: Father Joseph and Deacon Joe Stefancin

INTERMENT: Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery, Medford, WI.

VISITATION: 5:00 – 7:00 PM, Monday April 13, 2015, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, in the Fireplace Lounge. Rosary will be said at 7:00 PM, and also at Holy Rosary Catholic Church Tuesday April 14, 2015 from 9:30 AM until the time of service at 11:00.

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: January 16, 1931 in Medford, WI.

EDUCATION: Completed the 10th grade at Medford Senior High.

MARRIAGE: Married to Carol Ann (Van Der Molen) Kalmon, on June 28, 1958 in Chicago. Carol preceded him in death June 11, 2003.

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: Claire served in the US Army, and was a Korean War Veteran. He then went on to work construction for a short period of time before returning to Medford. He then worked at Hurd Window Company as a Factory Laborer, and retired after 39 years on January 1, 2001. Claire enjoyed being outside, and had many hobbies. He had a hobby farm with a couple cows and pigs. He loved to go ice fishing in the winter, especially at Miller Dam. He enjoyed playing different games whether it was throwing Horseshoes, or playing card games such as Sheepshead. He always liked to go outside and cut firewood, garden, and watch birds. He also enjoyed watching Wheel of Fortune.

MEMBER OF: Holy Rosary Catholic Church.

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Robert (Donna) Kalmon of Medford, Kenneth (Dot) Kalmon of Hatley, WI, James Kalmon of Medford, Donald (Donna) Kalmon of Medford, and Cindy (Pat) Harmeyer of Saukville, WI,

GRANDCHILDREN: Crystal, Mindy, Mandi GR-GRANDCHILDREN: Destiny, Andrew, Rhiannan

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Geraldine (Melvin) Zenner of Medford, Joyce (Jerry) Egle of Sussex, Ann Fischer of New Berlin, Ronald Kalmon of Pewaukee, Nancy (Stash) Zagorski of Sussex, and Ruth Heindl of Saukville.

PRECEDED IN DEATH BY: Wife, Parents, Granddaughter Jenny Kalmon, Great Grandchildren Chase Ried, Isabelle Kalmon-Mabie, 1 Infant Sister Mary Kalmon, and Brothers-in-Law Don Fischer, and Dave Heindl.

DECEASED FATHER: Andrew Joseph Kalmon DECEASED MOTHER: Alma Ann Peissig

PALLBEARERS: Robert Kalmon, James Kalmon, Donald Kalmon, Kenneth Kalmon, David Kalmon

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in honor of Claire may be made to Holy Rosary Catholic Church.