Glenda M. Kalka

glenda kalka

March 1, 1934 ~ May 7, 2016

Glenda Marie Kalka, 82 of Taylorville passed away at 3:57 PM on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

She was born on March 1, 1934 at Taylorville the daughter of Orville and Marie (Stephens) Griffin Sr. She married Frank Kalka Jr. on April 8, 1950 at Hillsboro; he preceded her in death on October 12, 2011. She was also preceded in death by her parents, Great Grandson, Koty Cook and her brother, Orville Griffin Jr.

Glenda was secretary for Frank Kalka and Son Construction. She had also worked as a secretary for the State of Illinois and Sheets Plumbing in Hot Springs, AR. She had been co-owner of Bill's Toasty Shop. Glenda was a member of Eagles 1425 Auxiliary, Eagles Hall of Fame and lifetime member of the PTA.

Survivors: Son, Dale (wife, Monita) Kalka of Taylorville, IL; Daughter, Tineal (husband, Kenneth) Fisher of Taylorville, IL; Grandchildren, Dayla (Thomas) Balster, Shanon (David) Wagner, Barrett (Tiffany) Kalka, Crystal Cook and Kent (Kim) Cook; Great Grandchildren, Cassandra (Brandon) Rush, Savanah Dunn, Sidney Wagner, Mickayla Cook, Vincent Cook, Amanda Balster, Brooke Balster, Zachary Kalka and Colton Kalka; Great Great Grandchildren, Ryleigh Rush, Kaden Rush and Kason Cook; Sister in law, Ina Griffin of Taylorville, IL; Several Nieces and Nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at Shafer-Perfetti Funeral Home in Taylorville with Pastor Becky Lembke officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery, Taylorville. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 9:30 AM until time of service at the funeral home.

Shafer-Perfetti Funeral Home in Taylorville is in charge of arrangements.


Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Oak Hill Cemetery
820 South Cherokee Street
Taylorville, Illinois


Tuesday, May 10, 2016
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Shafer-Perfetti Funeral Home
202 West Franklin Street
Taylorville, Illinois 62568

Funeral Service

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
11:00 AM

Shafer-Perfetti Funeral Home
202 West Franklin Street
Taylorville, Illinois 62568

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