ELIZABETH KOLAKOVICH HOBART, IN Elizabeth Kolakovich, 86, of Hobart, passed away February 17, 2014. She lived her life according to the beliefs of the Catholic faith. Elizabeth was a longtime resident of Sebo's Nursing and Rehab Facility. She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis; and daughter-in-law, Arlene Kolakovich. Survivors include her daughter, Kathleen Ferlus of Hobart; son, Tom Kolakovich of Elkhart; and daughter, Becky Ward, of Hobart; six grandchildren: Sandy (Tim) O'Brien, Nicole Alarid, Kathy Eggleson, Chris (Sara) Kolakovich, Amy (Jeff) Kloska and Sarah (Ben) Otero; 13 great-grandchildren. Elizabeth was a loving mother who saw beauty in life. She enjoyed art, liked to draw and sketch, and collect beautiful trinkets and decorations. She encouraged reading, education, and aspiration to higher goals. Elizabeth's family would like to thank the staff at Sebo's for their kindness and compassion. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Bridget Church, 201 Center St., Hobart with Rev. Dominic Bertino officiating. Interment of cremated remains following at Calumet Park Cemetery, Merrillville. www.burnsfuneral.com
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Published in The Times on Apr. 24, 2014