Arlene Burnett (nee
Kaleta), age 88, formerly of Hammond, passed away on Wednesday, June 24,
She was born on
November 19, 1931, in Calumet City, IL.
Arlene is survived
by her daughter, Sheree (Chris) DeLache of Porter, IN, and granddaughter,
Emily (Jordan) Minch of Indianapolis. She also leaves behind a niece and a
She was preceded in
death by her parents, Anthony and Mary (Levandowski) Kaleta; siblings,
Frances King, Gladys Olar-Hoholek, Thomas Kaleta and grandchildren, Paul and
Arlene worked for
many years at the Calumet National Bank in Hammond. After that she became a
successful Realtor where she enjoyed working for many agencies in Indiana
and Illinois. She was a member of the Chesterton YMCA where she loved to
participate in all of the senior activities. She loved art, carving, drawing
and painting. She enjoyed the outdoors and especially fishing in Minong,
Wisconsin, where her parents owned cabins on Pokegama Lake many years ago.
She had a unique
sense of humor which she frequently displayed. Arlene was a resident of the
Symphony in Chesterton where she enjoyed the wonderful and caring staff.
visitation is planned for Tuesday, June 30, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.,
with funeral service starting at 7:00 p.m., at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home,
517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN 46304.
can be given at www.ee-fh.com