EVART — James L. Kallas, 83, of Evart, passed away on Friday, April 1, 2016, in Reed City.
He was born on Aug. 20, 1932, in Evart, to Nicholas and Winifred (Clark) Kallas. James served his country as a Sergeant in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was honorably discharged in June of 1955. James owned Kallas Lawn Ornaments for 34 years and enjoyed being able to work with family. He looked forward to trying his luck at cards at the casino and liked fishing and hunting when he was able. James had a good sense of humor and was known for picking on people.