Lela Christine Calder
March 21, 1934 - August 15, 2020
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Lela Christine “Chris” Calder died on  August 15th,  2020.  She was born on March 21, 1934 to Mary C. Brouwer and Rev. Leland C. Finley. Chris’ father died shortly before she was born. Her mother, Mary Finley married Donald D. Hickman, a school principal from Sheboygan, WI. Chris grew up in Milwaukee, WI,  attended grade…

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North a Shetter left a message on October 8, 2020:
We are sorry to learn of Chris's passing. You were blessed to be able to share 65 years together. I have passed on the information to Lisa VanderKelen our Dist 6220 secretary and asked our current DG to allow her to send it out so some of the "old guard can send you a note of condolence. Jan and I still remember your kindness and good advice during our time in Rotary together. With prayerful good wishes. North & Jan
Jeff Groth left a message on August 23, 2020:
Our deepest condolences to the Calder family. Chris was a remarkable friend of our parents and was an unbelievable support to us when our parents passed. Chris came into the house and directly said she was going to manage the phones and home for us. It was clear this was not optional and she said we didn't know how important this would be. She was spot on. I am grateful we had the time to share those memories the last time I was back for Dick Calder to be honored by the Mielke Foundation with the award generously named after the efforts by our parents in the Fox Valley Community. This group of amazing people that our parents had as friends was nothing short of amazing and Chris was a big part of it. I will miss seeing her as will all of our family!
Judy Oberweiser left a message on August 23, 2020:
My sympathy to all of your family. I used to baby sit for the Calder kids in the 60’s. Chris was such a sweet lady. Later on, my husband & I would see her & Dick at Karras’ for Sunday breakfasts. May she Rest In Peace. Judy Mc Clone Oberweiser
Jean Chew left a message on August 20, 2020:
Sincere sympathy to my forever-friend and high school classmate, "Rich", and the entire Calder family. Never forget what orange and lime sodas can accomplish!! You were a special couple.
Rev. Dr. Lonnie Richardson left a message on August 20, 2020:
I am grateful to have known Chris and enjoyed the pleasant uplifting conversations we had. Her life was an inspiration to us all.
Wichmann Funeral Home & Crematories left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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