Hamilton County


Calvin Henry Kahl





Calvin H. Kahl, age 86, of Spring Valley, Minn., formerly of Grand Meadow, Minn., died on Sept. 8, 2007 at the Spring Valley Healthy Living Center.

Calvin Henry Kahl was born March 22, 1921 in Webster City, Iowa, to David and Madeline (Louc) Kahl. He attended school through the eighth grade in Iowa. He joined the Navy on May 30, 1944, and served on the USNTC Farragut, Idaho, U.S.S. Easterland and U.S.S. Sarita. He served in the South Pacific, the Philippines, Japan and Pearl Harbor. After his discharge in 1946, he moved to the Grand Meadow area where he worked for the local elevator. In the 1970s he owned and operated the Grand Meadow Locker, and in the mid-1980s he went to work at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., where he retired in the early 1990s. Calvin was a member of the Grand Meadow American Legion, and was a former member of the Eagles, in Rochester. He enjoyed woodworking, crafts and playing cards.

He is survived by his wife, Everlyn, of Spring Valley; three daughters, Nancy Miland, of Spring Valley, Rose (Ed) Ackermann, of Grand Meadow, Lori (Curt) Unverzagt, of Brownsdale; one son, Larry Kahl, of Grand Meadow; eight grandchildren, David (Diane) Miland, Kenneth (Melanie) Miland, Philip Miland, Sheldon Miland, Mary (Jim) Borgschatz, Kristina (Burton) Foote, Carla (Bill) Hilton, Mathew Unverzagt; eight great-grandchildren; two brothers, David (Harriet), of Le Center, Minn., and Harold, of Grand Meadow. He was preceded in death by his parents and four brothers.
Funeral services will be held a 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2007, at Hindt Funeral Home, in Spring Valley. Rev. Steve Huekcer will officiate. Interment will be in Grand Meadow Cemetery. Friends may call at the Hindt Funeral Home, in Spring Valley, from 4-7 p.m., on Monday, Sept. 10, 2007, and one hour prior to the service on Tuesday.

Source: Unknown publication, September 2007

Calvin Henry Kahl was born Mar. 22, 1921 to David Alfred and Madeline Emily Loux Kahl. He died Sept. 8, 2007 and is buried in the Grand Meadow Cemetery, Grand Meadow, MN.

Fireman Kahl served with the U.S. Navy in World War II aboard the USS Eastland (APA-163) and USS Sarita (AKA-39). He served in the Philippines, Japan and Pearl Harbor.

Source: ancestry.com