Erwin ‘Erv’ L. Kallio


May 28, 1925 - April 6, 2013



Erwin “Erv” L. Kallio of Pewaukee died peacefully surrounded by family Saturday, April 6, 2013, at Kirkland Crossing at the age of 87. Erwin was born May 28, 1925, the son of Matthew and Mae (Kertula) Kallio. 


He was married to his best friend and love of his life, Alice, for 64 glorious years. Alice preceded him in death on March 16, 2009. Erv was an active volunteer at Divine Redeemer Lutheran Church in Hartland.


Erv will be deeply missed by his two sons, Howard (Ann) Kallio of Hartland and Dave (Leslie) Kallio of Rhododendron, Ore.; grandchildren, Jeff (Emily), Adam (Jessica Benitez), Robin and Ian; great-grandchildren, Natalie, Ethan and Saydee; and other family members and many friends.


Erv was preceded by his brother, Howard.


The visitation for Erv will be held from 3:30 p.m. until the 5:30 p.m. service Wednesday, April 10, at Divine Redeemer Lutheran Church, 31385 Hill Road, Hartland. The Rev. Jeffery S. Schubert will officiate. 


In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to the family to be designated to a charity at a later date, or a charity of the donor’s choice.


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