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Obituary: Laurie L. Kalman (nee Bauman)

Wed, Oct 20th 2021 01:05 pm

Laurie L. Kalman (nee Bauman) of Grand Island passed away on Oct. 16, 2021.

The daughter of Margaret and the late Norman Bauman, she is the mother of Thomas (Nicole) and Kristin Kalman; grandmother of Kyleigh, Lucas and Bryson; and sister of Norman (Sue) Bauman III, Dennis Bauman, Aimee McKnight, Paul Bauman and Matthew (Ania) Bauman. Also survived by loving companion Michael Flavin and many nieces and nephews.

A graduate of SUNY Geneso, Laurie became a very successful sales director in the health insurance industry, spending many years working for Blue Cross Blue Shield of WNY and most recently, Independent Health.

Laurie had a zest for life and unmatched energy. Her adventurous spirit ignited a love of travel, concerts and nature. Above all else, she cherished her role as mother and nana. Her spirit will live on with each passing sunrise and sunset.

Visitation was held Thursday, Oct. 21, at the Kaiser Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 22, at St. Stephen R. C. Church on Grand Island.

Share condolences at kaiserfuneral.com.

Laurie L. Kalman (nee Bauman)

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