Evelyn E. Kalies, 88


Evelyn E. Kalies (nee Wagner) joined her beloved husband, Louis, in eternal peace on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at the age of 88 years. She was born on November 15, 1924 in West Bend to Peter and Erna Wagner. On Feb. 15, 1947, she married Louis F. Kalies, and they resided in West Bend all their lives.

Evelyn is survived by her three children Lisa (Guy) Tesch of Warrens, Kevin (Rhonda) Kalies, and Angie (Brian) Skrentny of West Bend; one foster son Ronald (Susan) Wagner of West Bend; seven grandchildren: Travis (Emily) Gripentrog of Hartford and Rachael Gripentrog of Germantown, Thomas, Trenton, and Jada Kalies of West Bend, and Chloe and Lucas Skrentny of West Bend; two great-grandchildren Nellianna and Julian Gripentrog of Hartford; five foster grandchildren; five sisters: Harriet Leppla, Joan (Erv) Claas, Mary Snyder, Bonnie Voeks, and Sue (Pete) Geib; and many other relatives and dear friends. Preceding Evelyn in death is her husband Louie, parents, one sister Ruth, five brothers: Eugene, Richard, James, Raymond and Peter, and a foster son Gerald Wagner.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Evelyn will be at 6 p.m. on Friday, March 8, 2013, at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 1025 S. Seventh Ave. in West Bend, with the Rev. Enrique Hernandez presiding. Visitation will be at the church from 4 p.m. until time of service (6 p.m.) on Friday, March 8, 2013. Interment will take place at Holy Angels Catholic Cemetery.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family; (262) 338-2050 / www.phillipfuneralhome.com.