Oleta B. Kollar, 100
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Oleta B. Kollar, 100 of Ashland passed away, Tuesday, December 10, 2019 in Brookwood Place at Brethren Care Village.
She was born in Butterfield, MO to Andrew and Adeline (nee Lane) Cowherd, the third youngest of nine children. White working at Camp Crowder in Missouri, she met Joseph F. Kollar who she married on August 14, 1942. She moved to Cleveland, Ohio in 1945.
With her husband Joe, Oleta worked in several family business’ in the Cleveland area. When Joe retired in 1984, they moved to Florida where they spent an active 18 years.
Later they relocated to Albuquerque, New Mexico to live near their only child, William C. Kollar. In 2007 the Kollar’s moved to Ashland.
Oleta is preceded in death by her husband of 77 years, Joseph F. Kollar who passed away on September 28, 2019; four brothers; two sisters; and her son, William C. Kollar.
She is survived by a grandson, William Joseph (Doris) Kollar; and great grandsons, Kristopher Andrew and James Edward Kollar.
Interment will be with her family in Missouri.
Online condolences may be shared on the funeral home’s website at denbowfh.com.
Denbow-Gasche Funeral Home & Crematory is handling the arrangements.