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Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, Kay was born in Chicago, IL on July 18, 1940, to John and Bernice Engleman.

She married Richard (Dick) Zalewski on July 25, 1959. Kay played "straight man" to Dick for over 52 years. She was a devoted follower of St. Jude and believed he answered her prayers. Kay is survived by her husband, Dick; daughter Christine (Mike) Gionet of Phoenix; sons Michael (Aggie) of Two Rivers, WI, Paul (Sheila) of Corona, CA, and Cyril of Phoenix; grandchildren Andy, Jimmy, Luke and Sami Joe Zalewski (Two Rivers, WI), and Mindy Gionet (Phoenix, AZ); sisters Barbara Hoffmann (Chicago, IL), Ruth (Jim) Becker and Fran Bock (Naperville, IL); brother Jack Engleman (Manitou Springs, CO); nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Services to be held Monday, April 11, 2011, at Greer Wilson Funeral Home, 5921 W. Thomas Road, Phoenix. Visitation from noon to 2 p.m. with memorial service to follow.

In lieu of flowers, Kay requested donations be made to the American Cancer Society .