Mary Lynn Kallas, 81, of Waukesha died Thursday July 28, 2022 with her loving family by her side. She was born on August 26, 1940 the daughter of Robert and Dorothy Engel. Mary enjoyed spending time with her family; fishing with her husband, Jack; going to casinos and time with her grandchildren, especially her little “love bugs.”
Mary will be sadly missed by her 3 children Kathy (Jim) Hoeft, Ron (Melissa) Radke, Keith (significant other Marie) Radke; her dear grandchildren Kaylee (Michiel Baker) Hoeft, Jessie Hoeft, Robbie Hoeft, Josh (Verenice Hernandez) Hoeft, Will Radke, Sarah (Shaun Sesvold) Radke and Haley Mohr and her “love bugs” Mason, Hannah, Lily, Aaron, Archie, Arie and Cole. She is further survived by her brothers Richard (Marise) Engel, Thomas (Andie) Engel, John (Kerrie Hart) Engel, Dennis (Paula) Engel and step children Sandy Kallas, Elaine (Mike Harris) Kallas, James (Tosha) Kallas, Diane (Carl) Lange, Jerome (Deborah) Kallas, Christine Kallas and step grandchildren Sarah and Christopher Kallas, Allison Crowell, Catherine Kallas, Victoria Merrill, nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband John “Jack” Kallas in 2001; and brothers Robert and Leonard Engel.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 3, 2022 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 225 S. Newhall Ave from 9:30 AM until the funeral mass at 11:00 AM. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Mary’s name to the American Cancer Society are appreciated. The family extends sincere gratitude to Brighton Hospice especially Katie.