Elayne J. Kavala, 94, of Forreston, passed away Sunday October 2, 2022 in Polo Rehab and Health Care Center. She was born November 3, 1927 in Chicago, IL the daughter of John and Jessica (Jira) Baumgartner. She moved to this area, from Berwyn, IL, about 20 years ago after she retired as a receptionist from a real estate company. Elayne enjoyed shopping for jewelry and loved animals, especially her dogs but her family was most important to her.
Survivors include her son, Patrick (Domenica) Kavala of Brookfield, IL; daughter-in-law, Tammy Kavala of Idaho; grandchildren, Nicholas (Nick) Kavala, Mandy (Jordan) Rechenmacher, Kimberly (Kyle) Windle, and Nicole (Shane) Mammen; and great grandchildren, Jackson, Charlie Grace, Cooper, Jude, Nathan, Jameson, Anastasia, Augustine, Josephine, Ambrose, Blaise, and Magnus.
She was preceded in death by a son, Nicholas John Kavala.
Christian funeral mass will be held at St. Mary Catholic Church, 211 N. Franklin Ave, Polo, IL on Friday October 7, 2022 at 11:00 AM preceded by visitation beginning at 10:00 AM. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Forest Park, IL. Memorials preferred to donor’s favorite dog rescue.
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