Matthew E. Kalka

Birth
South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA
Death 6 Mar 2017 (aged 68)
South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 177109683 · View Source
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Matthew “Matt” E. Kalka, 68, residing in South Bend, Indiana passed away on Monday, March 6, 2017 at his home.

Matt was born on December 2, 1948 in South Bend, Indiana to Frank and Leona (Hagedorn) Kalka and has been a lifelong resident of this area. Matt is a graduate of Cassopolis High School, Cassopolis, MI. He proudly served our country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War Conflict. Matt worked for many years as a Golf Pro and as an Assistant Golf Pro at many area golf courses, including Erskine Park Golf Club, Studebaker Golf Course, Elbel Golf Course, and Eberhart Golf Course. Matt also enjoy spending his winters in Florida. He was known as a “Jack of All Trades” and could fix just about anything. Matt said, “I lived my life that way I wanted to live my life.”

Matt is survived by his sisters, Deborah Haney of Warsaw, IN, Diane Daniels of Mishawaka, IN, and Geraldine (Richard) Baugher of Edwardsburg, MI; brothers, Francis Kalka of Edwardsburg, MI, Craig (Julie) Kalka of Warsaw, IN, and Thomas (Mary Lou) Daniels of Elkhart, IN; along with several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother, Leona L. Daniels and his father, Frank Kalka.

It was Matt’s expressed wished to not have any funeral services. Palmer Funeral Homes and Southlawn Cremation Services are assisting the family with arrangement.


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  • Created by: Patrik Louis
  • Added: 8 Mar 2017
  • Find a Grave Memorial 177109683
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