Lester Kallis, age 71, of East Bethel died peacefully July 15, 2012at Fairview Lakes Hospital in Wyoming. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, July19th atFirst Baptist ChurchinCambridge with PastorEarl Lassen officiating. A time for visiting will be held1 hour prior to the service atchurch. Interment will be in Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
Lester Arlyn Kallis was born May 25, 1941 in Mott, North Dakota to Jacob and Katherine (Okken) Kallis. He was raised in Mott and graduated from Mott High School, Class of 1959. Lester served in the Army from 1959 1962. After his military service he came back to Mott where he lived until moving to Minneapolis in 1967. On October 23, 1968 he married Viola Ramminger and they made their home in St. Paul. In 1976 they moved to East Bethel. Lester was a member of First Baptist Church in Cambridge. Lester worked for UPS for 32 years, retiring in 1998. He also enjoyed hobby farming.
Lester Kallis died July 15, 2012 at Fairview Lakes Medical Center in Wyoming at the age of 71 years, 1 month and 20 days. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by an infant brother; his brother, Walter; and sister-in-law, Lorene Ebert-Kallis.
Lester in survived by his wife, Viola of East Bethel; sister, Mable (Willard) Auch of Coon Rapids, 2 brothers, Harold (Annetta) Kallis of Tuttle, North Dakota, Alfred Kallis of Mott, North Dakota; mother-in-law, Matilda Ramminger of Cornell, Wisconsin; sister-in-law, Darlene Kallis of Mott, North Dakota; and by many other relatives and friends.