Nicholas Kallans

Date of Death: 
Friday, September 1, 2017

Nick Kallans born August 9, 1931 died peacefully Sept 1, 2017. He is preceded in death by his lifelong girlfriend Mae Lauricella who died in March 2017. Nick was a dedicated Chicago CTA bus driver for over 20 years. He also owned Irving Park Foods and Deli in the early 1970’s at 1614 W. Irving Park Rd. Nick served in the US Army in the Korean War with his best friend from grammar school Al Lira. He is survived by his nieces Kerry and Georgia Johnson (nee Kallans) and Jamie and nephew Billy Sturtevant. Nick was a true Chicagoan, he was a loyal Cubs and Bears fan. He lived in Chicago his entire life until his health failed two years ago. He will be missed by many, Nick was a true friend to all!

Funeral Service: 
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 10:30am
meet at cemetery office, no services at the funeral home
Acacia Park


Nick was an amazing man and wonderful friend. I only known him for a year but I connected with him and he became one of my favorite person to hang out with. I will remember you always. Love you Nick and will miss you ❤
Rick Hawk
Nick & I worked at North park garage and later referred him Park twr condo. We enjoyed Java at the old coffee shop on Sheridan rd until I moved in 2002. Nick was always a smile away greeting him was this light he constantly shares in infinity.