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1926 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
On August 5, 2014, Roland L. Kolm passed to be with his Heavenly Father. Memorial service will be 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 8, at Timothy Lutheran Church in Blue Springs, Mo. Visitation will precede the service from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church. Roland was born March 31, 1926. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. He saw action in the South Pacific and was involved in the Battle for Iwo Jima. Roland returned home to marry his high school sweetheart, Arlene Louise Stucker. Together they had sons, Roger and Dale. After Arlene's passing in 1962, Roland married Freida Aileen Moore. Together with Freida's daughter, Diane, Roger, and Dale, a new family was formed. Freida and Roland were married 49 years. Roland was a Charter member of Abiding Savior Lutheran Church of Independence. Most recently he and Freida are members of Timothy Lutheran Church in Blue Springs. Roland finished his career as a custom builder of homes in Eastern Jackson County. Roland's passions were golf, deer hunting, and crappie fishing. Roland will be forever remembered for his sense of humor and passion for life. Roland is survived by younger sister, Miriam; wife, Freida; sons, Roger and Dale; daughter, Diane; grandchildren, Chris and Scott Kotowicz, Rachel and Zachary Kolm, Christine and Daniel Kolm. The family remembers Roland as a wonderful, patient, loving husband, father, and grandfather. God Bless! Online condolences at www.speakschapel.com Arr.: Speaks Suburban Chapel, (816) 373- 3600. Speaks Suburban Funeral Home, 18020 E 39th St, Independence, MO 64051, 816-373-3600
Published in Kansas City Star on Aug. 6, 2014
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