This is the life of Gale R. Kielczynski (nee Boivin) who was born January 9, 1943 and passed away peacefully in her home on Saturday, August 24, 2019. Gale touched the lives of many and was a friend to all who met her. She had a tremendous passion for reading. Gale, or Nana, as her grandchildren lovingly called her, loved to cook and was known famously by her family for her potato salad, Crackerball soup, spaghetti and Thanksgiving stuffing. Gale unselfishly devoted her life to her husband, four daughters, and notably her ten grandchildren. Loving wife of 58 years (July 15, 1961) to James Kielczynski, mother to Colleen Kielczynski, Kimberly Kielczynski, Susan (Steve) Schmitz, and Janiece (Matthew) Cox. Nana to Alisha (Brian) Barnum, Jimmy (DeeDee Wozniak) Fisherkeller, Jori and Zack Schmitz, Kyle, Emelle, and Kaden Costa, Davey, Ryan, and Brandon Cox. Beloved sister to E. David (Cindy) Boivin and Rochelle (Wayne) Zoellick. She was an aunt to numerous nieces and nephews and a loving dear friend to many. Gale was preceded in death by her parents Elmer and Selma Boivin, and sister Fern. Visitation services will be held 11am – 4pm on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at Geils Funeral Home, 260 W. Irving Park Rd., Wood Dale, IL 60191.