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Ivan L Calahan

October 7, 1931 ~ October 11, 2020 (age 89)


Ivan L. Calahan, age 89, of Longview, Texas, passed away in his home on October 11th, 2020. Mr Calahan was born on October 7th, 1931 to William Calahan and Martha Gunnels in Cadmus, Kansas. Mr. Calahan served in the United States Air Force from 1955–1959. He was a loving husband, father and grandpa. Mr. Calahan was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Odell Baker.

Surviving are four sons: Dennis Calahan of Tyler, Tx. Gary Calahan of North Richland Hills, Tx. David Calahan of Oxnard, CA. and Kenneth Calahan of Texarkana, AR. Two granddaughters: Tiffany Collins and Kelcy Calahan and seven great-grandchildren. Mr. Calahan had requested that his body be cremated.

A limb has fallen from the family tree

That says grieve not for me

Remember the best times

The laughter, the song

The good life I lived while was still strong


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