Arthur T. Kalish, 97, of Belmont Senior Living in Carol Stream, IL and formerly of Villa Park, IL. Purple Heart Veteran of WWII, 1941 to 1945, Company C 48th Engineers. Former co-owner of a service station business in Cicero, IL.
Beloved husband of the late Dolores Vicelli Kalish; loving father of Susan (Leonard) Cecala and the late Arthur L. Kalish; devoted grandfather of Amy (Gabriel) Hocking; cherished great-grandfather of Emma Hocking and Ethan Hocking; dear brother of the late Mitzi (the late Louis) Fideler and the late Eleanor (the late Peirce) Clasen; fond uncle of many nieces and nephews; and dear friend of Lynn Giever.
Arthur was born and grew up in Cicero, IL. He moved to Villa Park, IL with his family in 1957._He and his late wife Dolores enjoyed fishing, both from their boat on the Fox River, and ice fishing in the winter. For many years he attended reunions of his WWII Army group. He enjoyed reading nonfiction, especially United States war history. He cheered for the Cubs and the Bears.
We encourage relatives and friends to share a memory on the Tribute Wall for Arthur. All services are being held privately.
For Info: www.steuerlefh.com or 630-832-4161.
Steuerle Chapel Ltd,
350 Ardmore Ave,
Villa Park, IL 60181