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Kuiper Funeral Home

9039 Kleinman Road, Highland, IN

OBITUARY

Donald "Tara" Kalamir

July 4, 1947June 4, 2019

Donald “Tara” Kalamir, age 71, of Valparaiso, IN passed away on Tuesday, June 4, 2019. He is survived by his brother: Richard Kalamir of Valparaiso, IN; four nieces: Joni Almada of Merrillville, IN; Nanette (Jon) Giacomin from Columbus, OH; Nicole Kalamir of Grand Rapids, MI; Christine Kalamir of Grand Rapids, MI; sister-in-law Joan Kalamir of Merrillville, IN; and sister-in-law Marilyn Kalamir of Portage, IN. Preceded in death by his parents: Nick P. and Sarah Kalamir and brother Nicholas J. Kalamir. Donald was a graduate of Lew Wallace High School, and a United States Army Artillery Vietnam Veteran who honorably served with several medal accomplishments and a retired Operating Engineer with forty years from Local Union 150. Donald was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Valparaiso, IN. He was an avid hunter, fisherman, and loved his German Shepard dogs. His favorite German Shepherds were Tampa and Kara. The Funeral Service will be held at Chapel Lawn Cemetery, 8178 Cline Ave, Crown Point, IN on Friday, June 14, 2019 with grave site service starting at 11:30 am. Please meet at 11:15 am at the cemetery entrance roundabout. Luncheon to follow at Chetnik Memorial Hall located at 1350 Woodview Dr., Crown Point, IN. Father Mick Kopil officiating. Family and friends may share an online condolence or memory at: www.dignitymemorial.com. Family requests in lieu of flowers, family and friends can make a donation to Lakeshore PAWS Org. in Valparaiso, IN at: www.lakeshorepaws.org.

  • FAMILY

  • Donald “Tara” Kalamir, age 71, of Valparaiso, IN passed away on Tuesday, June 4, 2019. He is survived by his brother: Richard Kalamir of Valparaiso, IN; four nieces: Joni Almada of Merrillville, IN; Nanette (Jon) Giacomin from Columbus, OH; Nicole Kalamir of Grand Rapids, MI; Christine Kalamir of Grand Rapids, MI; sister-in-law Joan Kalamir of Merrillville, IN; and sister-in-law Marilyn Kalamir of Portage, IN. Preceded in death by his parents: Nick P. and Sarah Kalamir and brother Nicholas J. Kalamir.

Services

  • Graveside Service Friday, June 14, 2019

Memories

Donald "Tara" Kalamir

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Don Taylor

June 13, 2019

My deepest condolences to the Kilmer family graduated with Don 1966 , We were friends in high school and the neighborhood Live OnPennsylvania Street I knew his brother Rich. Got drafted into the army went to Vietnam 1968. Don was going home I just got into country we were in fifth 27th artillery we were in the mess hall he sat by me I looked up, don is that you. Memory for life

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY