Susan M. Kallas, age 69, of Ripon, WI, passed away on Tuesday, November 29, 2022, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison, WI. She was born on November 13, 1953, in Ripon, a daughter of Leonard and Theresa (Chromy) Kallas.
Sue graduated from Princeton High School in 1971. She continued her education at UW Oshkosh where she earned her Bachelor of Science Degree. For 30 years, she was a police officer for the city of Ripon. In 1996, Sue was Officer of the Year for Fond du Lac County. Sue organized the first Shop with a Cop program and was the first DARE officer for the city of Ripon. She had been an EMT with the Ripon Ambulance Service and was a member of Trinity Evangelical Free Church of Ripon.
Sue collected Longaberger baskets, she loved music, especially Bon Jovi and Cher. She also loved traveling. Her family was very important to her.
Those Susan leaves behind to cherish her memory include her 7 siblings, Dan (Bonnie) Kallas of Princeton, Dennis (Linda) Kallas of Green Lake, Patty (Mike) McGrew of Fond du Lac, Rosy (Brian) Harvey of Wild Rose, Annie Irish of Fond du Lac, David Kallas of Mt. Morris, Marie Dudenas of Oshkosh; 12 nieces and nephews, Stephanie, Thomas; Adam, Sarah; Kerry; Daniel, Alan, Elizabeth; Katie, Hannah, Julia, Michael; special friends, Steve Swed and Doug Wick; many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Leonard and Theresa Kallas; brother-in-law, Mark Irish; niece, Angela.
A Memorial Service for Susan M. Kallas will be held on Sunday, December 4, 2022, at 4:00 p.m., with visitation beginning at 2 p.m., at the Wachholz and Sons Funeral Home, 303 Harvard St., in Princeton. Rev. Paul Ethington will officiate. Please visit our website www.wachholzandsons.com to send a condolence or to share a memory of Susan with her family.
Wachholz and Sons Funeral Home
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