LaMont Kaland

LaMont A. Kaland, 84, of Cedar Grove, died Thursday, April 26, at St. Nicholas Hospital in Sheboygan.

Mr. Kaland was born in the Town of Holland on Dec. 2, 1933, to Lewis and Mildred Dulmes Kaland. He graduated from Cedar Grove High School and continued his education at Milwaukee School of Engineering.

He served in the U.S. Army from 1954 until 1956, during the Korean War, at Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri, where he served as a cook.

On July 29, 1955, he married Audrey Wynveen in Cedar Grove.

Mr. Kaland was employed at Simplicity Manufacturing and Gilson Co., before completing his career at Ataco Steel, where he served as vice president of technical support for 22 years until his retirement in 2002.

He was a former member of the Calvary Orthodox Presbyterian Church in Cedar Grove and a member of Bethel Baptist Church in Sheboygan.

According to Mr. Kaland’s family, he enjoyed woodcarving, biking, traveling, reading, fishing, tending his yard, and attending his grandchildren’s activities. He also enjoyed annual hunting trips with his friends and family to Florence County, and spending time with his wife on the  Lake Michigan shore.

Mr. Kaland is survived by his wife Audrey of Cedar Grove; children Susan (Gary) Heidemann of Waterloo, Sandra (Jeffrey) Sandee of Neenah and Jeffrey (Anne) of Sheboygan Falls; grandchildren Megan Strube, Michael Sandee, Benjamin (Codie) Heidemann, Brian (Leah) Heidemann, Mitchell Kaland, Lucas Kaland and Jenna Kaland; and three great-grandchildren.

He is further survived by his brother Robert of Milwaukee; and brothers-in-law Ralph Voskuil and Roger Wynveen, and sister-in-law Karen Wynveen, all of Cedar Grove.

Mr. Kaland was preceded in death by his parents and sister-in-law Margaret Voskuil.

A funeral service was held Monday, April 30, at Wenig Funeral Home of Oostburg with the Rev. Dan Babbel officiating.

Interment was at Cedar Grove Cemetery.

Memorials to the Oostburg Ambulance, Cedar Grove First Responders and Bethel Baptist Church are suggested.

 

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