Jack Kalee ’54

KaleeJack 9/26/1932 12/25/2020 Jenison Early on Christmas morning Jack was taken home to meet his Savior face to face.

He was the son of John and Gertrude Kalee. He will be forever loved and missed by his wife of 66 years, Merilyn, his children Linda and Scott Kacos, Sue and Ken Prins and Doug and Paula Kalee. He was Grampy to Erin and Mike Pott, Lisa and Nick Hosford, Lauren and Michael Santo, Shari Prins, Kelsey and Chris Wittoesch, Daniel and Rachelle Kalee, Amanda and Mike Rubick and Amber and Mike Dreyer. He was proud to be Great Grampy to Bauer and Calder Santo, Madison and Connor Wittoesch, Giuliana and Max Kalee, Azaylea, Janelle, Jolene and Raelynn Rubick and Stella and Sydney Dreyer.

Surviving are his siblings Bob Kalee and Kathy and George Sagara. He was preceded in death by his son David and grandson Kevin Prins.

Jack was a proud graduate of Hope College and was the long time Business Manager of Jenison Public Schools. Most importantly he claimed Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior at a young age. Because of this, when he stepped into the presence of God, his family is certain that he heard “well done good and faithful servant.”

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