Leona Helen Kalina, 96, passed away on Saturday, April 5, 2020 at the Elizabeth Residence. Leona was born in Chicago, IL on May 14, 1923, the daughter of August and Lydia (Nee: Polkow) Lanzel. She married Richard Raymond Kalina in June 1942. Leona enjoyed refinishing furniture as well as reupholstering many of the pieces she refinished. Most of all, Leona enjoyed raising her children and spending time with them and her grandchildren. Leona will be deeply missed by her three children, Richard (Nancy) Kalina, Timothy Kalina and Thomas (Bonnie) Kalina, along with 7 grandchildren and 10 great-children and other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Richard Raymond Kalina, 2 sisters Eleanor and Elaine and one brother Eugene. Per Leona’s wishes, private family services and burial were held.