Thursday, May 28, 2009
Calvin Marion Inman, 1924-2007
San Antonio Express-News [TX] - 31 January 2007
Calvin Marion Inman, born July 25, 1924 in Numa, Iowa, passed away January 27, 2007 in San Antonio, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Miles and Cleo Inman, and two sisters, Agnes Semroska and Margaret Johnson. He is survived by his wife, Mary Hollan Inman; also three nieces and four nephews and their spouses: Milesa and Sam Quraini, Brenda and Lynn Davis, Jana and John Eng, Dan and Mary Johnson, Roger and Kitty Johnson, Brad and Brenda Johnson, Jeff and Connie Johnson; seventeen great-nieces and nephews; several cousins, and many dear friends.
At an early age Cal moved with his parents to Ardmore, South Dakota where he grew up and graduated from high school with the Class of 1942. His college education at South Dakota Stte was interrupted by World War II. He served for almost three years in the South Pacific and occupation of Japan with the 24th Division, 13th Field Artillery. After his discharge, he returned to college and received his BA degree with the Class of 1950.
Later that spring he headed for Texas. His first job was with Gonzales Warm Springs Foundation. He also worked a number of years for National Life and Accident Insurance Company before beginning the teaching career he loved. He taught journalism and was sponsor of the school yearbook and newspaper at Holmes High School in the Northside ISD for 21 years. Cal and Mary Loved to travel and were able to visit most of the places in the world they wanted to see. They build a cabin in the Black Hills of South Dakota near Mt. Rushmore and spent at least a part of every summer there.
A memorial service will be held at Mission Park North Chapel - 3401 Cherry Ridge in San Antonio on Thursday, February 1, 2007 at 3:00 PM. Another service will be held at McColley Chapel of the Hills in Hot Springs, South Dakota on Saturday, February 10, 2007 at 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Cal's favorite charity, The Smile Train, at 245 Fifth Ave. Suite 2201, New York, NY 10016 (www.SmileTrain.org) or to the charity of your choice. You may sign the on-line guest book at www.missionparks.com under the obituary section. Mission Park Funeral Chapels North.