Katherine Louise Kalble

Katherine Louise Kalble

Katherine Kalble, age 78 of Briggsville, Wisconsin passed peacefully in the presence of her family after a long battle with coronary artery disease and dementia on Saturday, October 20, 2012 at the Barrington/Our House in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin.

The Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 12:00 Noon at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Briggsville with Father James Murphy celebrating. Visitation will be held at the church on Saturday from 11 A.M. until the time of service at 12:00 Noon.

A lifelong Chicago resident, Katherine was born to Helen and Louis (Jacobs) Burns and grew up in the Lincoln Square area where she attended Chappell Elementary School and Amundsen High School with her siblings, Kenneth Burns, Helen (Sievert) Hollesen, and Alice (RJ) Wheeler. She married a wonderful man, Joseph Donald Kalble Sr. who truly adored her. Their primary residence was in the Albany Park neighborhood where they raised 4 children Gregory (Maria) Kalble, Alison (Kent) Matsuo, Joseph Kalble Jr., and Steven Kalble. She is also survived by 8 grandchildren and 1 great grandson. She loved her children and always wanted the best for them. She was a dog groomer and had a very successful business. She loved all animals especially her Airedales, Maggie & Mollie. The family had a home in Wisconsin on Lake Mason and after retirement they lived 6 months in Wisconsin and 6 months in Sun City West, Arizona.

Katherine was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and a son, Steven. She is now with the Lord and at peace.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association.