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Kalman Gaspar

1922 - 2005


Kalman Gaspar, 83, of Watertown, died unexpectedly August 17, 2005, at his home.


Funeral services were held at the Hafemeister Funeral Home in Watertown with the Rev. Thomas Marr of St. Bernard's Catholic Church in Watertown officiating. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery, Watertown.


Memorials were to be made to the American Heart Association.


Kalman was born Aug. 2, 1922, in Pila, Slovokia, son of Joseph and Bertha (Abraham) Gaspar. He married the former Emmi Ruschin on March 18, 1950, in Sambleben, Germany.


Kalman had been employed for many years at Waukesha Foundry in Waukesha. He also maintained a number of rental properties in Watertown. Following his retirement, he assisted his son at W. A. Gaspar & Company.


Surviving are his wife, Emmi Gaspar of Watertown; a son, Wilfred A. Gaspar of Watertown; two grandchildren, Sean Gaspar and Vikki (Peter) Heiden of Watertown; great-grandchild, Nicholas; sister, Helen (Horst) Kaupert of Waterloo; two nieces, Margaret (Victor) Miller of Watertown and Trudy Grossman of Waterloo; other relatives and friends.


He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Albin Gaspar and Josef Gaspar; three sisters, Aurelia Priekale, Marie Gaspar and Irene Gaspar; other relatives and friends.




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