Ann Kaland, 96, formerly of Cedar Grove passed away Friday morning, March 5, 2021 at New Perspective Healthcare in Sun Prairie, her home of the last 9 years.
Ann was born October 8, 1924 in Washington DC, the daughter of Henry “Brent” and Lenore (nee Gerlach) Daniel. She graduated from Calvin Coolidge High School in Washington DC, and went on to study fashion design and art at the University of New Mexico. While there, she met the love of her life, Marvin Kaland who was stationed in Los Alamos with the US Army. The two were united in marriage on July 3, 1947 at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church in Arlington, VA. He preceded her in death in 2011.
A longtime member of First Reformed Church in Cedar Grove, Ann taught Sunday school, maintained the church flowers and plants, and was involved in various other capacities.
An avid enthusiast of fashion and clothing design, Ann loved making her own clothing and being in a sewing club. She enjoyed tending to her flower gardens, baking birthday cakes and traveling with her husband, children and family friends.
Ann is survived by her son Roger (Mary Kay) Kaland of Sun Prairie, WI and four grandchildren, David (Ellen Tsay) Kaland, Michael Kaland (fiancé Alexa Ernst), Michelle (Jake) Zarnstorff and Joanna (Grant Etter) West. She is further survived by her great-grandchildren Sophie, Zoe and Riley, other relatives and friends. Ann is preceded in death by her husband Marvin, son Mark Kaland and sister Ellen.
Funeral services to celebrate Ann’s life will be held on Friday, March 12th at First Reformed Church in Cedar Grove with Rev. Bradford officiating. Visitation will be at the Church from 10:00am – 11:00am, with the service following at 11:00am. Interment will take place in Cedar Grove Cemetery. Due to Covid 19, masks and social distancing guidelines will be required.
All are welcome to view a livestream of the service at wenig.life/AnnKaland
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts in Ann’s name are suggested.
For online condolences and additional information please visit www.wenigfuneralhome.com The staff of the Wenig Funeral Home in Oostburg (920-564-2771) is assisting the Kaland family.