Marianne P. Kalvelage , 91 , of Washington, passed away Friday, September 17, 2021 with her family by her side. She was born on February 4, 1930 in Evanston, IL, to the late Louis Park and Mary Christopher.
Mrs. Kalvelage loved to read science fiction and biographies, listen to Broadway music, sing, play games on her iPad and talk with her children and grandchildren on the phone. Her other loves were scratch-off lottery tickets, antiquing, Star Trek, Harry Potter, binge-watching Netflix, eating out and white zinfandel. Her wicked sense of humor was well-known and stayed with her until the end. Memorials may be made to the Elementary Vocal Music Program at St. Francis Borgia Grade School, 225 Cedar Street, Washington, MO.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Jerry Kalvelage, parents Louis and Mary (nee Christopher) Park, mother-in-law Gertrude (nee Graf) Kalvelage, brother and sister-in-law Tom and Janet Park, sisters-in-law Jean Kalvelage and Mercedes Kalvelage, and brother-in-law and sister-in-law Joe and Jackie Kalvelage.
She is survived by sons Steve Kalvelage of Seattle, Washington, Dave (Marian) Kalvelage of Grant’s Pass, Oregon, Tom Kalvelage of Sioux Falls, South Dakota; daughters Barbara (Tom) Holtmeier and Karen Kalvelage of Washington, Missouri; grandchildren Alexander Kalvelage of Reno, Nevada, Mark Kalvelage of Rapid City, South Dakota, Mary Holtmeier and fiance’ Trent Leimkuehler of St. Louis, Missouri, Sam Holtmeier of St. Louis, Missouri and Hope Kalvelage of Grant’s Pass, Oregon; dear friends Toots, Louis and Lisa McCaslin Sandwich, Illinois and Diane and Bruce Hughes, Osceola, Wisconsin; other relatives and friends.
A funeral Mass will be held for Marianne P. Kalvelage on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at 11:30 a.m at St. Francis Borgia Church. The Mass will be live-streamed on St. Francis Borgia Parish’s Facebook page. There will be no visitation. Arrangements are being handled by Nieburg-Vitt, Miller Funeral Home, Washington.
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