Louis Paul Kaldy, KE6EOI, passed away Nov 11 2007

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Lou Kaldy was my very good friend at Syva Company, Instrument Division in Mountain View, California where i worked with him for 12.5 years there and afterwards. I got him into Amateur Radio.

Lou was a caring, good natured Christian Man.

May he rest in Peace to rise again upon the return of Jesus the Christ.

Webmaster J.R. Santos W6DBF

November 14, 2007

Louis ‘Lou’ Paul Kaldy

Sharon native lived in, Calif., had family here

LAS VEGAS — Louis “Lou” Paul Kaldy, Las Vegas, passed away at 6:15 p.m. (PT) Sunday, Nov. 11, 2007, after a brief battle with cancer. He was 62.

Mr. Kaldy was born Jan. 20, 1945, in Sharon and grew up in Brookfield.

Lou attended Youngstown State University before serving two years in the Army.

In 1968, he moved with his wife Susan to California, where he was employed at Syntex and Syva until 1978. He made lifelong friends there and became known as the social events coordinator. When he left Syva, he worked at KLA/Tencor, Mountain View, Calif., until retiring in 2002.

Lou enjoyed being actively involved in his children’s lives by volunteering for Milpitas School Site Council, Milpitas High School Band Boosters ,and Fancy Dancers in Milpitas; and served as a Boy Scout troop leader of Troop 107.

He is survived by his four children, Kevin Kaldy, Las Vegas; Christopher Kaldy, Milpitas; Ken Kaldy, Marysville, Calif.; and Kimberly Garcia, Summerville, S.C. He will also be missed by his grandchildren, Nick, 12; Kailey, 3; and twins Ayden and Cameron, 19 months.

He is also survived by his father, Louis Kaldy, 94; two sisters, Kathy White, Masury; and Linda Raught, Brookfield; and his brother Paul Kaldy, also Brookfield; as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins, nephews and nieces throughout the U.S.

Lou was preceded in death by his mother, Pauline Fabry Kaldy.

Memorial Mass will be held at 11:15 a.m. Saturday (11-17-07) in St. John’s Church, 279 S. Main St., Milpitas.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a college fund in memory of Lou, for his grandchildren, at Bank of America, Account No. 501003700932.