Doris M. (nee Lau) Kalmerton died peacefully Friday, June 21, 2013, at age 95.

Doris was united in marriage to George Kalmerton in May of 1943. He preceded her in death in June of 2000.

She was the daughter of the late Fred and Grace (nee Ubbelohde) Lau.

Doris is survived by her children, Elizabeth (John) Grober of Delavan, Philip Kalmerton of Elkhorn and Esther Kalmerton of Milwaukee; and further survived by 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; sister, Edna (Herbert) Heiden of Sheboygan; and brothers, James (Beatie) Lau of Manitowoc, Otto (Catherine) Lau of Indianapolis, Ind., and Alfred (Evelyn) Lau of Silverthorne, Colo. She is also preceded in death by brothers, Clifford, Edward, Walter and Clarence. Doris will be further missed by other relatives and friends.

A memorial gathering will be held at the Village at Manor Park “Chapel,” 8615 W. Beloit Road, West Allis, from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, with memorial service at 2 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the VMP Foundation, or Foundation Fighting Blindness are appreciated.

Hartson Funeral Home, Hales Corners, is serving the family. Contact 414- 425-9797 or online at

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