Andrew John Kaliska

Published 12:00 am Saturday, November 23, 2013

Ret. Command Sgt. Maj. Andrew John Kaliska, 87 of Leesville, passed from this life on Nov. 22, 2013, in Leesville.
He was born June 24, 1926, in Phillips, Wis.
Mr. Kaliska lived in Vernon Parish for over 50 years.
He served in the United States Navy as well as the United States Army, and was a World War II veteran. He was a member of American Legion Retired Military Post 387 in New Llano.
He is survived by his daughters, Roselie Grissom of
Leesville, and Brigitte Strunk of Ohio; brother, Paul Kaliska of Philips, Wis.; five grandchildren, Tracy Grissom Schepker and her husband Adam, Scott Grissom, Denver Strunk, Gail Strunk and Jeb Strunk; and four great-grandchildren, Keller Schepker,
Ethan Grissom, Maya Grissom and Jeb Grissom.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Nov. 24 in Forest Lawn Cemetery, with Bro. Howard Moore officiating.
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