Donna M. Calwas, age 57, passed away on September 23, 2016. Beloved wife of Mike Calwas for 31 years. Loving mother of Anita (Amol) Mepani and Melissa Calwas (fiancé Matt Stautz.) Daughter of Rosemarie and the late Clyde McKerlie and sister of David (Geri) McKerlie. Cousin, niece, aunt, in-law and friend of many. Donna enjoyed the great outdoors, quilting and gardening. In her career as a physical therapist, she dedicated her life to helping others get well. She will be greatly missed. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Nature Conservancy at http://www.nature.org . Or if you prefer, since Donna believed in supporting many causes, please give generously to the charity of your choice. Visitation will be from noon until 2:00 PM followed by a memorial service at 2:00 PM on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at Countryside Church Unitarian Universalist, 1025 N. Smith Street, Palatine IL. Arrangements by Friedrichs Funeral Home, 847 255 7800 or www.friedrichsfh.com .
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