Vivian Elaine Kalal of Hermiston was born June 27, 1927 in American Falls, Idaho the daughter of Burch and Jennie (Barnes) Lobaugh. She passed away in Hermiston on Wednesday November 6, 2019 at the age of 92.
Vivian grew up and attended school in Idaho and in California. She later moved to Hermiston where she worked for Consolidated Freightways as a bookkeeper. While working for Consolidated she met Raymond Kalal. The couple was united in marriage on November 11, 1952 in Pasco, WA. The couple started, owned and operated Kalal Construction in Hermiston for many years until retiring in 2011.
Vivian loved animals (especially her dogs) and camping in the mountains. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Hermiston for many years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond in 2005, her parents and two brothers, Jack and Bob.
She is survived by her sister, Beverly (Don) Teeples; four adopted children; Dan (Debra) Kalal, Randy Kalal, Margie Kalal-Gunshows and Mary (John) Burnette; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 A.M. Friday November 15, 2019 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (850 SW 11th Street Hermiston, OR 97838). Dedication of the grave will follow in the Hermiston Cemetery near Hermiston. Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in care of final arrangements.
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