Gary A. Kallmann, 74, of Latrobe, formerly of Boswell, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021 at Redstone Highlands. Born March 13, 1947, in Somerset, he was a son of the late Donald and Mary Ellen (Spory) Kallmann. Gary was a Vietnam War veteran having served in the Army. He was a member of the American Legion Post No. 515 and a dedicated supporter of Veterans Service Organizations.
Prior to his retirement, he was a truck driver for Burns Chemical and Covenant Trucking, where he helped train drivers. He was also a certified welder and had been formerly employed at Highland Tank Co. He was also a member of the United Steel Workers. Gary was well-known for passing out peppermint patties to people.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Gloria Ann Curtis, Martha Jean Robertson and Faye Glessner; and a nephew, Bobby Curtis. Gary is survived by one brother, Ronald Kallmann, of Latrobe; three sisters, Karen Cole, of Maryland, Audrey Riggle and her husband Tom, of Black Horse, and Catherine Trent, of Greensburg; his fiance, Bonnie Bridge, of Blairsville, and her daughter, whom he considered his daughter, Jody Desport, of Derry; and he is also survived by several nieces and nephews