Febrolia “Fabby” Jones (nee Kaleta), age 86, of Valparaiso, formerly of
Northridge, Calif., and originally from Hegewisch, Ill., passed away on
Monday, November 7, 2011.
She is survived by her sister, Adele (late Edward) Lis of Calumet City, and
numerous nieces, nephews and special friends.
Fabby was preceded in death by her parents, John and Josephine Kaleta,
brothers Alex (Marie) and John (Ethel), sisters Jennie (Stanley) Kulps,
Virginia (Walter) Oleksy and Felicia (Raymond) Szot, and nephew Robert Kulps.
Fabby served as a WAVE during World War II. Following her service she moved
to California and became a flight attendant with TWA, where she would work
Retirement, however, was only a word; as Fabby never truly retired. Besides
working various jobs to keep her busy, Fabby traveled the world experiencing
destinations and cultures that most only dream of experiencing.
Please join in a celebration of the life of this unique and much loved
woman, who will be deeply missed by all who had the privilege of knowing
A Memorial Visitation will take place from 10-11 a.m. followed with a Mass
at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 12, at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 505
Bullseye Lake Road, Valparaiso, Ind., 46383.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting memorial donations be made in
Fabby’s name to Alzheimer’s Association or to St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church,
Arrangements are being handled by Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517
Broadway, Chesterton, IN. Online condolences may be left for the family at