Troy J. Kalis, 58
Wells Troy James Kalis, age 58, of Wells, died Friday, April 24, 2015, at his home surrounded by his family. Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Easton. Interment was at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cemetery, rural Easton, Father Thomas Niehaus officiated.
Troy was born Aug. 9, 1956, in Wells, the son of Ray and Lois (Stevermer) Kalis. He attended grade school at Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Easton, and graduated from Wells-Easton High School in 1974. He married Sue Pogodzinski on Oct. 27, 1989. Troy worked at Interstate Construction for several years after high school. After that he was employed by Easton Farmers Elevator, Grainland Co-op and WFS. Troy was proud to serve on the Easton Volunteer Fire Department, and retired as a captain, after 34 years of service.
Troy is survived by his wife, Sue Kalis, of Wells; sons, Emerson (Jayne) Kalis, of Blue Earth, Arron Kalis, of Easton; granddaughters, Haley and Gloria; parents, Ray and Lois Kalis; siblings, Linda (Denny) Johnson, Paul (Kathy) Kalis, Charlie (Peggy) Kalis, Joline Pearson (Mike Sandt), Marc (Kari) Kalis; many in-laws, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and their families.
Preceding him in death was his brother, Andy Kalis; brother-in-law Kurt Pearson; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Stanley and Mary Pogodzinski.
Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home of Wells was in charge of arrangements. Please see www.brussheitner.com to leave online condolences.