John Callies

John Callies

John E. Callies, age 79, passed away on Saturday, May 7, 2022 at U.W. Hospital in Madison. He was born on February 23, 1943 in Madison and was the son of Edward and Dorothy (Schuster) Callies. He married Wanda Raley on July 19, 1975 at St. Jeromes Catholic Church in Columbus. John served in the U.S. Army from 1966 to 1970. He was a U.S. Postal worker in Sun Prairie for 45 years. John was an avid fisherman, hunter and enjoyed CB radio.

He is survived by his wife Wanda, 3 children, Kenneth Callies of Fond du lac, Mathew Callies of Sun Prairie, Jennifer (Patrick) Weber of Wauwatosa; 2 grandchildren, Holly and Rachel; 3 great grandchildren Ashton, Brently and Maya; 3 brothers, Mike (Kathy), Paul, Dan (Sue)

He was preceded in death by his parents

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, May 16, 2022 at Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Catholic Church, 229 Columbus Street in Sun Prairie with Father Thomas Kelley presiding. Burial will be at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Sun Prairie. A visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the time of service at the church on Monday.

Tuschen-Newcomer Funeral Home
Sun Prairie, WI 608-837-5400