Obituary: Darrel Kalar |

Obituary: Darrel Kalar

Memorial services for Darrel R. Kalar of Grass Valley will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at Calvary Bible Church.

Mr. Kalar died Sunday, Feb. 24, at the University of California at Davis Medical Center after a short illness. He was 69.

He was born Nov. 3, 1932, in Santa Cruz to William Raymond and Dorotha Kalar. He served in the U.S. Navy for five years. He was self-employed in the machinery business in Santa Cruz for 47 years before retiring to Grass Valley in 1995. He enjoyed golfing, fishing, camping, and his family and friends.

He is survived by his wife, Jean Kalar of Grass Valley; sons Chris Kalar of Grass Valley and Mark Kalar of Colfax; granddaughter, Brook Kalar of Stuart, Fla.; sister and brother-in-law, Joyce and Dave Nichols of Bellingham, Wash.; and nephews Mike Nichols and Glenn Nichols, both of Bellingham.

Memorial contributions may be made to Calvary Bible Church.

Arrangements are under the direction of Chapel of the Angels.

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