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Obituary: Robert William Kolb

Obituary: Robert William Kolb

March 8th, 2018 in Obituaries

Robert William (Bob) Kolb, 80, of Jefferson City, passed away on March 6, 2018, at home surrounded by his family. He was born December 19, 1937, in Jefferson City, Missouri, the youngest of eight children born to Jacob Bernard and Magdalen (Markway) Kolb. Bob attended Immaculate Conception grade school and was a 1955 graduate of St. Peter High School. He graduated from Capital Business College. On September 9, 1967, he was united in marriage in Taos to Ann Alma Borgmeyer by Msgr. Charles Patterson. Bob served in the active United States Army Reserve. He was a salesman with KWOS Radio for 50 years, retiring in 2008. Bob was always active in church, fraternal, civic, and school activities. He was a past member of the Board of the Jefferson City Area Chamber of Commerce, holding the position of Vice-Chairman. He was also a board member of the Jefferson City Jaycees, the Westside Business Association, and a member of the Downtown Business Association. Bob was a life-long member of the Immaculate Conception parish, a member of the Holy Name Society, and a past president of both the Immaculate Conception Parish Council and the Helias Athletic Booster Club. He was a lifetime member and past Grand Knight of the Helias Council 1054 Knights of Columbus and a lifetime member and past Faithful Navigator of Dan C. Coppin 4th Degree Knights of Columbus. He also served as District Deputy for the State Knights of Columbus. In addition to Ann, his wife of 50 years, Bob is survived by a son, Gregory Robert (Holly) Kolb, Holts Summit; a daughter, Susan Ann (Brian) Green, St. Charles; four grandchildren, Sommer Kolb, Jefferson City; Carson Green, Parker Green, and Bennett Green, all of St. Charles; two step-grandchildren, Tristen Howard and Emma Loesch, both of Holts Summit; two sisters-in-law, Mary Anne Kolb, Jefferson City; Mary Anna Kolb, Cincinnati, Ohio; and numerous nieces and nephews. Bob was proceeded in death by his parents; brothers and sisters-in-law, James (Betty Ann) Kolb, Cletus (Margaret) Kolb, Charles Kolb, Paul (Carmen) Kolb, and Herbert Kolb; sisters and brothers-in-law, Grace Mary (Carmine) Vignola and Irma Mae (Paul "Juggy") Schleer. Friends will be received 4-7 p.m., Thursday, March 8, 2018, at the Dulle Trimble Funeral Home, with a prayer service at 3:00 p.m. Mass of the Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m., Friday, March 9, 2018, at Immaculate Conception Church with the Rev. Father Donald J. Antweiler officiating. Entombment will be in the Pieta Mausoleum at Resurrection Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Immaculate Conception Endowment Fund, 1206 E. McCarty St., Jefferson City, MO 65101 or to the Helias Foundation, P.O. Box 694 , Jefferson City, MO 65102. Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Those wishing to email condolences to the family may do so at the www.dulletrimble.com website.