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Bernard Stanley Kaliski

July 5, 1933 ~ April 12, 2022 (age 88)

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Obituary

Bernard Stanley Kaliski, 88, Deming resident passed away Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at his home.

A memorial mass will be held Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at 10 o’clock in the morning at Holy Family Catholic Church with the rite of committal and inurnment to follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Fr. Prakasham Babu, pastor will officiate. Military Honors will be accorded.

Bernard was born July 5, 1933 in Blue Island, IL to Stanley and Mary (Wilk) Kaliski. Bernard served his country proudly in the United States Army during the Korean War. He married the love of his life, Mary Wells on February 4, 1956 and together raised their 2 children, Michael and Robert Kaliski. He retired from the Chicago and Rock Island Pacific Railroad after 43yrs as a Locomotive Engineer. Bernard was a member of the VFW Post 3580 in Blue Island, IL, a member of the KWVA Chapter 23 in Orland, IL, as well as a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Deming. After numerous years of traveling to and from Deming, he finally made his home here on September 18, 2003. He was a very gifted handyman and was able to make a lot of his own furniture as well as a gifted painter and artist. He enjoyed western singing cowboys and was a huge fan of Gene Autry, he also enjoyed playing baseball and was a fan of the Chicago White Sox. Most of all, Bernard loved his family, especially his grandchildren. He will truly be missed by all he touched.

He is survived by his 2 sons, Mike (Mary) Kaliski of Kewanee, IL and Robert (Karen) Kaliski of Wells, NV and his 7 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.

Bernard is preceded in death by his parents, Stanley and Mary Kaliski; his wife, Mary Kaliski and a brother, Raymond Kaliski.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
April 20, 2022

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Holy Family Catholic Church
612 S Copper
Deming, NM 88030

Memorial Mass
Wednesday
April 20, 2022

10:00 AM
Holy Family Catholic Church
612 S Copper
Deming, NM 88030

Inurnment
Wednesday
April 20, 2022

11:15 AM
Mountain View Cemetery
3410 East Pine Street
Deming, NM 88030

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