Ann T. Kalscheur, 79, of Huntley, died peacefully on November 9, 2023, with her family by her side. Ann was born March 3, 1944, the daughter of William and Nancy Teichman. Ann grew up in North Brunswick, New Jersey. On November 30, 1968, Ann married Kenneth Kalscheur at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Washington, D.C. Ann earned her bachelor’s degree from St. Francis University in Pennsylvania and worked as a medical technologist in Washington, D.C. Ann later went on to earn her master’s degree in special education from George Washington University. For many years, Ann taught special education at Stock Elementary School in Chicago. Following her retirement, Ann volunteered at the local hospital and as a court-appointed special advocate for children. Ann was always involved in her children’s and grandchildren’s lives, from volunteering at school to attending all their activities. Ann was an avid reader and was always up to date on current events. She and Ken enjoyed traveling, going to the theater, and spending time with family and friends. Ann was an active participant in neighborhood activities like book club and game night. Ann was a dog and animal lover. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend who will be missed by all who knew her. Ann is survived by her husband, Ken; her children, Chris (Kelly) Kalscheur, Claire (Joe) Kelley, and Katie (Chuck) Rahill; and by her eight grandchildren, Ty, Emma, Maura, Will, Kayley, Joey, Margaret, and Lily; and her sister, Kathleen (John) Petrowski. Visitation will be held on Friday, November 24, 2023, from 4-7pm at DeFiore Funeral Home at 10763 Dundee Road, Huntley, Illinois. A funeral mass will be held on Saturday, November 25, 2023, at 11 am with a visitation one hour prior, at St. Mary Catholic Church at 10307 Dundee Road, Huntley, Illinois. In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to Grafton Food Pantry or Animal House Shelter, both in Huntley, Illinois. For further information, please contact the funeral home at 847-515-8772. Online condolences may be directed to www.defiorefuneral.com
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Dear Ken & Family, We offer you our deepest sympathy for the death of Ann, wife, mother & grandmother. Although we know it will happen, it is never easy to accept the death of a loved one in our lives. We have known your family while growing up next to the Boehnen's. Although not in close ties in recent years we did get regular updates. God Bless You All!, With love, Norb & Marian Brunner
Ken and Family. Our heartfelt prayers for you and your family in this difficult time. We all know that Ann is in a better place and with your strong family, you will be strong and continue to keep all your good times and remembrances of your life together. May God Bless Ann and your family.
Our sincere sympathy, Ken, to you and your family. May the saving love of our Lord Jesus Christ comfort you.
Ken and Family. My sincere sympathy for the lose of Ann.
Our sincere sympathy to you and your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
Not only will Ann be missed by her family, but the world will miss a wonderful person who was so involved in helping others.
Our deepest sympathy to you and your family. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
I was saddened to hear that Ann passed away. Ken my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
We were so sorry to hear of Ann's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.
We are so very sorry for your loss of a wife and mother. May the memories you cherish comfort you in this time of sorrow. Ronda and Alan Goldman
Dear Ken, We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your wife, Ann. We hope the wonderful memories you have of the life you built will help you through this holiday season. We send you our prayers.
Ken, my sincere sympathy to you and your family. You are in my thoughts and prayers.