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Eddie R Kalson, Sr
April 28, 1947 ~ October 14, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old
Eddie R. Kalson, Sr, 76, of Keensburg formally of Peoria IL, passed away on Saturday October 14, 2023, at Oakview Heights Continuous Care and Rehabilitation in Mt. Carmel surrounded by his family.
Eddie was born to the late William Frank Kalson and Katherine Glad on April 28, 1947, in Canton IL. He was married to Vickie Sue on April 4, 1967. Surviving is his daughter Lori Ann (Tony) Abel of Keensburg, IL Also, surviving are 2 grandchildren Emily (Eric) Wilson and Logan Abel; 1 great grandchild Mabel Kate Wilson; and 1 sister Kathy Sue Hand of Peoria IL. Preceding Eddie in death are his parents, one son Eddie Kalson Jr, Vickie Sue Kalson-Rilea.
Eddie worked for Caterpillar for several years. He loved spending time with his grandchildren. He enjoyed anything that had to do with cars, going to car shows, drag racing, and giving old cars new life with paint and bodywork. He loved watching the St. Louis Cardinals.
Memorial contributions may be made in care of Lori Abel and sent to the funeral home to go to the purchase of Eddie’s monument.
Condolences may be sent to www.short-cunninghamfh.com
Short-Cunningham Funeral Home is honored to serve Eddie’s family.