Gary Kolb

Gary Edward Kolb

Monday, November 12th, 1945 - Saturday, January 25th, 2020
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Gary Edward Kolb, age 74, grew up and raised his family in Chicago and DesPlaines, eventually retiring to Goodyear, AZ before returning home to Illinois in 2018; served honorably as a medic in the US Navy during the Vietnam Era, respected funeral director for nearly 40 years with Weinstein Brothers, and avid White Sox fan and season ticketholder; devoted son of the late Phillip W. and the late Sissy Kolb; loving father of Kevin (Angela Turner) Kolb, Brian Kolb, and Jill Kolb; adored Grandpa Gary of Lara, Michael, Nina, Dylan, Miranda, and Sara; cherished brother of Cis (Terry) Roberts, Barb (Sandy) Alper, and the late Allen (late Eydie) Kolb; treasured uncle, cousin, and friend to many. We will miss Gary’s contagious smile, warm nature, and caring ways. Service Tuesday, 2:00 p.m. at The Chapel, 8851 Skokie Blvd., Skokie (at Niles Center Rd.). Entombment Memorial Park Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the charity of your choice. Info: The Goldman Funeral Group, (847) 478-1600.
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  • Service

    Tuesday, January 28th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Tuesday, January 28th, 2020 2:00pm
    Skokie Chapel - Under the Direction of The Goldman Funeral Group
    8851 Skokie Boulevard
    SKOKIE, IL 60077
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    Rabbi Barry Schechter
  • Interment

    Memorial Park Mausoleum
    9900 Gross Point Road
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  • Shiva

    Kevin and Angela's Residence
    4761 Wellington Drive
    LONG GROVE, IL 60047
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    Royal Melbourne Community: Tuesday from the cemetery (approximately 4:45 p.m.) until 9:00 p.m and Wednesday 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.


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Laureen Wozney

Posted at 12:06am
Grand Canyon Trip. Gary always had a smile and a kind word

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