Barbara J. Kalkopf, of Sheboygan, passed away Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at St. Luke's Medical Center in Milwaukee surrounded by her family. She was 77 years old.
Barb was born December 3, 1940 in Milwaukee, the daughter of Gordon and Helen (nee Bigaj) Millen. She attended school in Milwaukee, graduating from St. Stanislaus Catholic School.
Barb worked at Lakeland Manufacturing, Sheboygan Paper Box and Rockline. She loved playing bingo during her weekly trips to Oneida. She enjoyed doing puzzles, crossword puzzles, doing crafts, playing cards and spending time with her family.
She is survived by her children: Gail (Willie) Hagemeier of Plymouth, Dan Kalkopf, Jeff Kalkopf and Craig (Cindy) Kalkopf, all of Sheboygan. She is further survived by her son-in-law Dave Louisier of Sheboygan, grandchildren: Jessica (Sarah) and Amanda Louisier, Joe Hicks, Nick, Drake and Levi Kalkopf, step-grandchildren, great-grandchildren, siblings, other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her daughter Joan Louisier.
A private celebration of Barb's life will be held. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established.
Goodbyes are not forever.
Goodbyes are not the end.
They simply mean I'll miss you
Until we meet again!