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Waltraud Pajala

March 31, 1941 — September 4, 2020

Waltraud Pajala

Waltraud Pajala known as Wally, age 79 of Clarksville, TN passed away at her residence on Friday, September 4, 2020. Wally was born to the late Karl and Katharina Kallenbach in Kaiserslautern, Germany on March 31, 1941. Waltraud moved to the United States with her husband, John in 2006. She attended The Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church' in Clarksville, TN. She was known for her feisty attitude and good heart.

Waltraud is survived by her daughter; Christel Hawkins (Jammie) of Clarksville, TN, son; Robert Pajala of PA, and brother; Klaus Kallenbach (Hildegard) of Germany and grandchildren.

Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, John A. Pajala.

Services for Ms. Wally Pajala will take place at The Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church' on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 1:00 P.M. with Kent Holz officiating. 2526 N Whitfield Rd, Clarksville, TN 37040

Arrangements are under the care of Gateway Funeral Home and Cremation Center. 335 Franklin Street, Clarksville, TN 37040. Phone (931)919-2600. Online condolences may be made by visiting

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Saturday, September 12, 2020

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335 Franklin St, Clarksville, TN 37040

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