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Helen Kallus Sr.


1923 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Helen Kallus Sr. Obituary
Sr. Helen Kallus, Obl. O.S.B., passed away on January 3, 2018 at Edward Hospital in Naperville. Sr. Helen was born in Rutersville,Texas on August 27, 1923. She was the beloved daughter of the late Richard and Frances (nee Janda) Kallus. Sister Helen was the tenth child out of eleven. She was the loving sister of the late Ernest, Richard, Louise, Josephine, Martha, George, Louis II, Louis I, Jerry and Edward. Sister Helen attended school in Texas and joined the Oblates immediately following High School at the age of 18. The Oblates take private vows and Sister has been serving God for 67 years. She enjoyed eating oatmeal, with milk and honey. Her hobbies included baseball, volleyball, Scrabble, dominoes, jigsaw puzzles, and flower arranging. She especially enjoyed reading novels and books about the Catholic Saints. Sister Helen traveled to Canada on pilgrimages at our Lady of the Snows, St. Anne Beaupre in Quebec and St. Joseph's Shrine in Montreal. A visitation will be held at Sacred Heart Monastery Chapel in Lisle at 10 AM Thursday, January 11th with a funeral mass to follow at 11 AM. Interment will be at St. Procopius Abbey Cemetery following the funeral mass. Arrangements entrusted to Brian Powell Funeral Directors of Hinsdale. For information 630-703-9131, www.powellfuneraldirectors.com
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on Jan. 9, 2018
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