John A. Calan of Miami, died at home Friday, May 29, 2009, after a lengthy illness. He was 80. 

Mr. Calan was born May 30, 1928, in New York City, to John and Henrietta (Pleskivig) Calandrello. He moved to Baxter Springs in 2000 from California and to Miami in November 2008.

He was a World War II veteran of the Army, serving with the 82nd Airborn DivisionI. 

He was an entrepreneur, owning several United Appliance Centers in California.   

He was married to Lucille Delk. She survives, of the home. 

Additional survivors include one son and his wife, Jay and Sheree Calan of Miami; two daughters, Lana Wilson of California and Carolee and Clay Naylor of California; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. 

No services are planned at this time.

 Arrangements are under the direction of Adcock Funeral Home in Afton.