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Sylvia D. Kalis

Sylvia D. Kalis, 73, of Walhalla, ND passed away Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at her home. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, August 10, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at the St. Boniface Catholic Church, Walhalla, ND. Visitation from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with a 7:00 p.m. rosary service at the church on Monday, August 9th.

Sylvia D. Wirtz was born May 30, 1948 in Altona, Manitoba, Canada to Henry and Delores (Bonaime) Wirtz. She grew up and attended school at Neche, ND. In 1966, Sylvia married Gary Kalis and they made their home in Leroy, ND before moving to Walhalla, ND. She worked the potato harvest for area farmers and also worked at the Pembilier Nursing Center in Walhalla. Things she enjoyed were sewing, needle point, adult coloring books, and spending time with family and grandkids.
She is survived by her children: Theresa (Thomas) Polkinghorne, Emerado, ND, Terry (Roxie) Kalis, Tim (Raela) Kalis, Tina (Eric) Radway, and Tommy Kalis all of Wahalla, Trevor (Erica) Kalis, Manvel, ND; grandchildren: Jimmy Kalis , Chalo Polkinghorne, and Amanda Polkinghorne; Reed Radway (Tatiana) and Samantha Radway; Kaden Kalis and Eli Kalis; great-grandchildren: Talon Polkinghorne and Nolan Radway, and sister, Jeanette Phelps.
Preceding her in death were her parents, brothers: Alvin and Lester, and sister, Annie Kendrick.

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I went to school in Neche with Alvin and Sylvia. I had hoped to contact her after finding out about Alvin. She was always so nice but I had moved away in 1963. I am so sorry to hear of her passing. God Bless.

Judith Greene Sep 8 2021 5:56 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Sylvia Kalis

David M Jensen Sep 3 2021 1:52 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Sylvia Kalis

Alan and Marcella Storey Walhalla, ND Aug 28 2021 2:36 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Sylvia Kalis

Peggy Wirtz Aug 14 2021 9:28 PM

Sylvia was a very caring lady. I had very nice visits with her when she drove Alvin to Grand Forks for his appointments. My condolences to the family.

Cheri Schanz Aug 7 2021 4:47 PM

So sorry for your loss

roxie horsley Aug 6 2021 10:04 PM

My sympathy to the families of Sylvia. My thoughts and prayers are with you

Judith Watts Aug 6 2021 9:19 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Sylvia Kalis

Arlene (McLeod) Herzog Aug 6 2021 8:53 PM

I am still in shock, the cancer diagnosis was awful and the time she has left was grossly taken away! I will miss u soo very much my other mom! It's hard 4 me to write this to say goodbye! Fly high, I hope u n mom r playin poker in the sky! Love u!

Shawn Jerome Aug 6 2021 8:48 PM

I am sorry for your loss. PRAYERS

Allen Vandal Aug 6 2021 5:41 PM

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