Marilyn L. Kollas
July 10, 1936 ‒ March 29, 2017
Marilyn L. Kollas, age 80, of Fredericktown passed away on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at the Country Club Rehabilitation Center with her family by her side.
She was born on July 10, 1936 in Killbuck, Ohio to the late Lester and Dessie (Brush) Hammontree. Marilyn was a 1954 graduate of Fredericktown High School. After completing Business College, she was employed at the Pentagon for the Department of the Army. She married her late husband Ronald “Slim” Kollas on May 2, 1958 at National City Christian Church in Washington D.C. After their marriage, Marilyn traveled with her husband and children during his 22 year military career. She enjoyed making numerous kinds of arts and crafts and was a member of the Palmyra Church of Christ.
She is survived by her daughter Suzan (Kenneth) Graves; three sons, Steven (Patti) Kollas, William Kollas, Jeffrey (Michelle) Kollas; her grandchildren Vernon (Meghan) Kollas, Robert (Gie) Kollas, Jerimy (Misty) Kollas, Amber (Wayland) West, Christopher Collins, Terry Collins, Shelbi Ronkainen, Nicolas Kollas, Macy Graves, Garrison Graves, Abby Graves, Autumn Graves, Kenneth Graves; fifteen great grandchildren; her sister-in-law Judith (Patrick) Zachmeyer; her niece Rhonda (Jeff) Ries; and her nephew David (Martha) Zachmeyer.
In addition to her parents, Marilyn was preceded in death by her husband Ronald “Slim” Kollas and an infant son.
Friends may call on Thursday, April 6, 2017 from 10:30 – 11:30 AM at the Palmyra Church of Christ where a service will follow beginning at 11:30 AM with Troy Northrop officiating. A private burial will follow at Forest Cemetery in Fredericktown.
Memorial Contributions may be made to: Palmyra Church of Christ, 21184 Zolman Rd., Fredericktown, Ohio 43019 (or) Fredericktown EMS, 139 Columbus Rd., Fredericktown, Ohio 43019.
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