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From Sheboygan (Wisconsin) Press, Monday, 9 December 1996, page A2.

Virgil W. Kalchthaler

Virgil W. Kalchthaler

Atty. Virgil W. Kalchthaler, 80, formerly of 1832 N. Sixth St., Sheboygan, and presently residing at 1231 Eisner Ave., died on Saturday morning, Dec. 7, 1996, at St. Nicholas Hospital.

Mr. Kalchthaler was born in Sheboygan on Dec. 25, 1915, a son of the late Joseph and Elizabeth (Trimberger) Kalchthaler. He attended Holy Name grade school and graduated from Sheboygan High School and Marqueete University. He received his law degree in 1939 and was named to "Who's Who in American Colleges."

On Aug. 3, 1940, he married the former Helen T. Pekool. Helen preceded him in death on Dec. 9, 1980.

Virgil was owner of Morningside Health Center, Morningside Terrace and Heritage Nursing Center in Sheboygan and Heritage Nursing Home in Port Washington. He was administrator of Heritage Nursing Center from 1969 to 1992.

He served his country during World War II in the Army. He was a member of Am Vets and the Sheboygan and Wisconsin Bar Associations. Virgil was a life-long member of Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, where he sang in the choir and was a member of the Catholic Male Chorus and the Holy Name Men's Club. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus Our Lady of the Rosary Council 722.

Survivors include three sons, Philipp W. (Joyce) Kalchthaler, Sheboygan; Dr. Thomas (Mary Lynne) Kalchthaler, Larchmont, N.Y.; and Mark L. Kalchthaler, Sheboygan; four grandchildren, Christian, Jozlyn, Lindsay and Meghan. Virgil was preceded in death by an infant son, Joseph; and a brother, Joseph.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Virgil on Tuesday, Dec. 10; at 11 a.m. at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, with the Rev. Dan Sanders as celebrant. Burial will take place in Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call at the Ramm-Ziegler-Novak-Rettke Funeral Home, Northside Chapel, 726 Michigan Ave., TODAY, Monday, Dec. 9, from 4 to 9 p.m. and on Tuesday, at the church, Huron Avenue and North Eighth Street, from 9 a.m. until the time of mass at 11 a.m.

It is the request of the family that memorials be given to the Memorial Fund established in Virgil's name.

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