Calvin Bland
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Calvin Bland
  • July 6, 1948 - December 8, 2017
  • Chicago, Illinois

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Calvin Bland, 69, passed at home on December 8, 2017. He leaves behind his beloved wife of 32 years, Renee Bland. He had an adoring family of daughters, a son, grand and great -grandchildren, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, sisters and a brother. He was educated at De La Salle High School then went on to achieve a B.A. and B.S. at Eastern New Mexico University and B.A. in Criminal Justice from University of Texas, El Paso, he also attended Lewis University College of Law to become a Paralegal. He specialized in Legal and Medical Law. The American concepts or realities that create individualism within thoughts; that is, the dualism of ideas and reasoning which makes society what it is. Therefore, America is the great change which its people think to be freedom best. He loved chess, National Wildlife and was a member of the National Rifle Association. He was an avid traveler and went to London, Paris, Spain, Portugal, Amsterdam, Germany, The Bahamas and many other places throughout the world. Visitation to be held Wednesday, December 13, 2017 from 8-12am at Drake and Son Funeral Home, 5303 N Western Avenue, Chicago IL, 60625. Funeral Service at the funeral home at 12am. Interment at Graceland Cemetery, Chicago. For more information call 773-561-6874.