Mrs. Kalis died of natural causes at 4:25 p.m. September 20, 2010 at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah.
She was born July 14, 1938 in Chicago, Ill. to the late Leddie and Grace Novak Tetrev.
She worked as a retail clerk and was of the Protestant faith.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, James and John Novak and one son, Michael Raymond Kalis Jr.
Survivors include her husband, Michael R. Kalis; one sister, Bertha Owlarz of Eugene, Ore.; one son, Martin Kalis of Cadiz; four grandchildren, Dusty Kalis, Corrin Kalis, Michael Raymond Kalis III and Nicholette Kalis; and three great grandchildren, Frankie Wall, Jay Multitly and Shelaey Wall.