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Mary A. Kolar

April 24, 1920 - December 04, 2017

Mary A. Kolar, nee Vascik, age 97, of Aurora, formerly of Naperville, Il, passed away peacefully, Monday, December 4, 2017 at Alden of Waterford Rehabilitation Center in Aurora.  She was born April 24, 1920 at home in Cicero, IL to her loving late parents, Stephan and Elizabeth Vascik.  Beloved wife to the late Miles B. Kolar, wedded on January 31, 1942.  Cherished mother of Margaret Ann (Jay) Cole of Cutoff, LA, Rev. Sandra Kolar of Naperville, IL and Michael (Susan) Kolar of Lake Ozark, MO.  Adored grandmother of Kristina (David) Ganz, Melissa Kolar, Abigail (Ben) Meverden and Jonathan Cole.  Dearest great-grandmother of Natalya and Ava Ganz, Shepherd and Rhett Meverden.  Dear sister of the late Stephen, Elizabeth, Mildred and Lillian.  Mary attended Morton High School East in Cicero, IL, earning a GED in 1970.  After working at Western Electric during World War II, Mary became a homemaker.  A Room Mother, Scout Leader, and Sunday School Teacher,  Mary’s joy was being a mother and grandmother.  Mary easily made friends wherever she went and will be remembered for her caring and thoughtfulness. 

Funeral Information

Visitation:  Friday, December 8th 9:00-11:00 at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville, IL  60540. 

Funeral service to follow at 11:00 AM at the funeral home. 

Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Forest Park, IL.  For more information, please call 630-355-0213 or  

Donations Information

In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, Attn:  Tribute Department, PO Box 1000, Dept 142, Memphis, TN  38148-1942 

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