Sukhchain Singh has been remembering his friend, Satwant Singh Kaleka, president of the Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, where a gunman killed six people including Kaleka on Sunday.
“I have very deep memories of that place, that person and even the congregation,” Singh told Patch Monday. He is a professor of English, law and Sikhism visiting and preaching at the Gurdwara Sikh Study Circle on Hairston Road in Stone Mountain. He said he last had dinner with Kaleka in 2009.
When he learned of Kaleka’s passing, “I could not sleep for many hours,” Singh said.
He remembered Kaleka wanting to talk about spiritual matters, picking him up in Chicago, and driving him back to Oak Creek, where “I would be given the opportunity to speak at his Gurdwara,” Singh said.
Singh said he