Kallal, Shirley Jean
Birth: Sunday, April 30, 1933 in Chicago, Illinois
Death: Sunday, February 23, 2020 at the age of 86
Laid to Rest: in the Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton, Maryland
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Shirley Jean Kallal, 86, formerly of Dunkirk passed away February 23, 2020 at Riderwood Village in Silver Spring, MD. Born on April 30, 1933 in Chicago, IL. Shirley was the daughter of Glenn W. Landwehr and Marcella E. Schmitt. She met David J. Kallal on a blind date at the University of Illinois in 1951. She was employed with an advertising agency in Chicago.
Dave and Shirley married in 1953 prior to his assignment to Hickman Air Force Base, Hawaii. Shirley enjoyed her role as an officer's wife while raising their five sons. She was active in community, school, and church projects wherever they lived. After Dave's retirement from the Air Force, Shirley resumed her education and obtained a position at Prince George's Community College in Largo, MD. She served there in various positions for over 25 years. After retirement, she enjoyed family functions and worldwide cruises with Dave. Shirley was a very active member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church in North Beach, MD. She was a member of the Ladies of Charity, altar server, Eucharist Minister, visitor to the home bound, and assisted with various projects at the church.
Shirley was preceded in death by her husband, David Jerome Kallal and sister Joanne Nielsen. She is survived by five sons, Stephen, Lawrence (Carol), Bruce (Lucy), Mark (Mandy), and Jeffrey (Cheryl), eight grandchildren Kristin Karp (Dustin), Robert Kallal (Laura), Lauren Forsythe (Andrew), Jennifer Cecil (Billy), Phillip Kallal, William Kallal, Jake Kallal, and Cadie Kallal and four great-grandchildren Tyler Karp, Brody Karp, Ruth Kallal, and Emma Forsythe. Arrangements by Rausch Funeral Home.