William F. Kalvelage

September 3, 1945April 21, 2021

William F. Kalvelage "Bill" 75 of Papillion NE passed peacefully in his home April 21, 2021, surrounded by loved ones, after a long battle with cancer. He is preceded in death by his Loving Wife Lisa, two Sons James Daniel and Terry Michael, Parents Fred and Vivian and childhood Friend Butch.

He is survived by Daughter, Jodi Lyn; Grandchildren, Corey Wilson, Randi (Donovan) Wilson, Chuck (Carrole) Wilson, Scott Wilson, Brother, Fred (Barb) Kalvelage, Sister, Barb Kalvelage, Cousin and Best Bud Glen Kalvelage, and many other Relatives and Friends.

Bill was born September 3, 1945 in Denver CO. He grew up and spent most of his life in Omaha. He Graduated from Omaha South in 1963. He married his high school sweetheart Lisa June 6, 1964. Bill had a life time career in the Glass industry. He prided himself on his work ethic.

Bill enjoyed fishing, road trips with cousin Glen, and spending time with family and friends.

There wasn't a person who met Bill who didn't love him, his smile lit up a room and his laughter was contagious. He always had the best stories. He will truly be missed.

Visitation Saturday 10am at the Mortuary, with Funeral Service to follow at 11am. Burial at Graceland Park Cemetery.

Please direct memorials to the family.


  • Visitation

    Saturday, April 24, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, April 24, 2021

  • Burial

    Saturday, April 24, 2021


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Jody Kudlacz

April 26, 2021

I’ve known Bill since I was a child growing up on 27th and Hickory. And also worked with him for years... he will absolutely be missed...

Kim, Kiley, Dakota, Derek Hilderbrand

April 22, 2021

To Jodi Kalvelage and family sending all of you our condolences. I know how much of a special man he was in all of your lives.