Friday, September 12, 2003

Obituary: Shirley May (Rubado) Kalish - Class of 1947

DELAFIELD - Shirley May Kalish, 74, died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2003, at her residence in Delafield.

She was born in Milwaukee on June 18, 1929, to Richard and Ruth (nee Kirby) RubadOn May 29, 1948, she married Benjamin Kalish.

Shirley was a devoted wife and mother. She was a member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Stone Bank.

Shirley is survived by her husband, Benjamin; her children, Kathryn (Phillip Halcomb) Kalish of Manassas, Va., and Richard (Deborah) Kalish of Oconomowoc; and her grandchildren, Christopher Kalish of Grand Rapids, Mich., and Heather (Lance) Lake of Cooperville, Mich. She was preceded in death by her parents.

A memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, at St. John's Evangelical Church in Stone Bank, with the Rev. M. Richard Druckrey officiating.

Memorials to the A.L.S. Association are appreciated.

The Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm-Kreutzmann Funeral Home is assisting the family. For more information, call 567-4459.

Originally published in the Waukesha Freeman on September 12, 2003

Note: Shirley May Kalish's class year is based on information in the 1947 The Mirror yearbook, where her photograph is included among those of the graduating seniors.

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