POLO – Luanne Kalas, 72, of Polo, and a snowbird of San Benito, Texas, died Wednesday, June 24, 2015. She was a loving wife and mother, and a volunteer to the highest extent.
Luanne was born Feb. 2, 1943, in Waukegan, the firstborn child of John and Lucille (Sherman) Kutz. She married Ron Kalas on July 29, 1961.
She is survived by her husband; her children, Pam (Brett) Faber, Julie Wiegand, and Bill (Jes) Kalas; her grandchildren, Christopher Faber, Suzanne (Faber) Sarella, Zach Wiegand, Josh Wiegand, Becca Wiegand, William Kalas, and Dalton Kalas; three great-grandchildren, Jayden, Gracie, Luke, and one she was anxiously waiting to be born; and her brothers and sisters, Jack (Carolyn) Kutz, Kathleen (Dave) Haenitsch, Ed (Diane) Kutz, Dennis (Carolyn) Kutz, Dan (Carol) Kutz, Jeanette Hubbard, David (Janette) Kutz, and Ginny (Mark) Birrenkott.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her son-in-law, Keith Wiegand; and two grandchildren, Cody Kalas and Jordan Kalas.
A celebration of life open house will be from 4 to 8 p.m. July 10 at Dad's Bar and Grill, Pinecricker Cafe in Polo. All are encouraged to attend and share their special memories with the family.
A memorial has been established.