Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

Obituaries

May 14, 2014

Ernie Kalmar

CROSSVILLE — Oct. 30, 1935—April 23, 2014

Ernie Kalmar, 78, of Fairfield Glade, passed away April 23, 2014. Funeral services were conducted April 28, 2014, at Michigan Memorial Funeral Home in Fat Rock, MI. There will be a memorial service Saturday, May 17, at 1 p.m. at Christ Lutheran Church in Fairfield Glade.

Ernie was born Oct. 30, 1935, in Port Sanilac, MI. He was the 11th child of Paul and Mary Kalmar. Ernie served in the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne from 1952 until 1954. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, golfing, bowling and almost every sport. He also enjoyed watching almost any sport on TV. After he moved to Fairfield Glade, he enjoyed the hiking club and the dance clubs. Most of all, he loved his yard. His favorite vacation was cruising.

Ernie is survived by his wife of nearly 44 years, Barbara; loving father of Charles Bertram, Shelley (Scott) Nowaczck and Kevin (Holly) Sheridan; dearest grandfather of nine; great-grandfather of eight; and great-great-grandfather of four. He is also survived by his sister, Ethel Lindroth of Cadillac, MI, and many nieces and nephews and a host of friends in Fairfield Glade.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Donalyn Loveday; six sisters; and four brothers.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are requested to Christ Lutheran building fund or the charity of your choice.

Crossville Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. was in charge of the arrangements.

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