Mrs. Nola Kallstrom, 78 of Bradleyville, MO died Saturday, February 10, 2018 in
Branson, MO. A Celebration of Life will be at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, February 17,
2018 in the Kissee-Schofield-Eakins Funeral Home. Forsyth.
Nola Kallstrom was born, Friday, August 18, 1939 in Mahopac, New York to Elmer
and Elvina (Dienhart) Gardineer. She attended school in Mahopac and graduated in
the class of 1958. Shortly after finishing school, she met and married Robert
Kallstrom in 1958. Throughout her life, Nola worked in real estate, private nursing,
bookkeeping and for a short time with readers digest. While on vacation visiting the
Ozarks, Nola loved the area so she moved to Bradleyville, MO in 1991 and retired in
She was an avid reader and enjoyed puzzles, gardening, arts and crafts, and she
really loved to talk to others on the phone. She also was very fond of watching,
"Wheel of Fortune" and crime dramas. Most of all, she cherished spending time with
her children and grandchildren.
Nola was a very intelligent, straightforward and organized lady and never had a
problem speaking her mind. She also had a great big heart and would help anyone
She is survived by her son, Peter Kallstrom and wife, Juvy of Bradleyville; daughter,
Laura Cantinieri and husband, Michael of Wingdale, NY; former husband, Robert
Kallstrom of Phoenix, AZ; one brother, John Gardineer and wife, Virginia of Minerva,
NY; five grandchildren, Christian McGinnis, Cody Kallstrom, Michael Cantinieri Jr. and
Vincent and Rachel Cantinieri; two great-grandchildren, Hunter and Henry McGinnis.
She is preceded in death by her parents and one son, Jefferey Kallstrom.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Kissee-Schofield-Eakins Funeral Home,
Mrs. Nola Kallstrom
August 18, 1939 - February 10, 2018
15945 U.S. Hwy 160 ~ Forsyth, MO. 65653 ~ (417) 546-6250
Kissee-Schofield-Eakins Funeral Home