NASHOTAH

Alice Kallio

Nov. 19, 1924 - March 16, 2009

Alice Kallio of Nashotah died peacefully Monday, March 16, 2009, at AngelsGrace Hospice at age 84. Alice was born Nov. 19, 1924, in Chicago, the daughter of Bernard and Alice (Dhooghe) Elser.

She was married to her best friend and love of her life, Erv, for 64 glorious years. She was an active volunteer and member of the Altar Guild at Divine Redeemer Lutheran Church in Hartland.

Alice will be deeply missed by her husband; her two sons, Howard (Ann) Kallio of Hartland and Dave (Leslie) Kallio of Rhododendron, Ore.; grandchildren, Jeff (Emily), Adam, Robin and Ian; great-grandchildren, Natalie and Ethan; nieces, Alice and JoAnn; and other family members and many friends.

Alice was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Bernice Jacobsak; and her brother, Bernard Elser.

Alice will be missed by all who knew her because, "Everyone liked Alice."

The memorial service for Alice will be held at 5 p.m. today, March 19 at Divine Redeemer Lutheran Church, N48-W31385 W. Hill Road, Hartland, WI 53029. The Revs. Steve Huff and Eb Klatt will be officiating. The visitation will be held from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. today at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to Divine Redeemer Lutheran Church (see address above) or the charity of the donorís choice.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For the online obituary or to leave a card of condolence, please visit www.waukeshasfuneralhome.com or call the funeral home at 542-6609.