Knollcrest Funeral Home
1500 South Meyers Road
Lombard, IL 60148
(630) 932-1500
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Michael W. Callahan Obituary
Michael W. Callahan, age 69, of Middleton, WI since 2009, formerly of Lombard, IL. Passed away Monday, July 28, 2014. Loving father of John (Brenda), Ted, and Katie (Steve Swanson) Callahan; devoted grandfather of Elsa, Evelyn, Nathan (Allison), and Spencer; former husband of Peggy; fond brother of Jane (Les) Carlson, Betsey (Dan) Callahan-Babbington; uncle of Jennifer (Jeff) Busher and Eric (Tina) Carlson; great-uncle of Justine, Jeneva, David, Ben, and Anna; dear friend and companion of Annette Veler and her cat, Petipa. Michael Graduated Schurz High School in 1963 and North Park College in 1968. He completed the U.S Army's Officer Candidacy School in 1970 and achieved the rank of First Lieutenant in the U.S Army and Captain in the Army Reserves. He enjoyed boating, playing handball, reading, sports trivia and convertibles. He was an active member of the Irving Park Lutheran Church Boy Scout Troop 863 and Explorer Troop 2863 for many years. For 14 years he was a proud father of Spike, a beloved yellow Labrador Retriever. Memorial gathering Saturday, August 16, 10 AM - 4 PM at Knollcrest Funeral Home, 1500 S. Meyers Rd. (3 blks. S. of Roosevelt) Lombard, IL. Military honor service at 3:30 PM. Funeral Info: www.knollcrest.net or 630-932-1500.
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication from Aug. 6 to Aug. 13, 2014
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