Alan E. Kollar (November 22, 1947 - July 11, 2023)

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Alan E. Kollar
  • November 22, 1947
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  • July 11, 2023

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Alan E. Kollar, 75, of The Villages, FL passed away July 11th, 2023 in The Villages Hospital ICU with his loving family by his side.  Alan was born in Cleveland, OH on November 22nd, 1947 to parents Doris and Edward Kollar.  After graduating from James Ford Rhodes High School in 1965, he worked his way through college to obtain a degree of electrical engineering from Cleveland State University in 1969.  On August 15th, 1970, he married the love of his life, Kenda. Alan worked for Ohio Edison (First Energy) for 40 years until he retired as a manager of substation design in 2009. He served as a minister in the New Apostolic Church of Stow, OH for 39 years. After retirement, Alan and Kenda moved to The Villages, FL.  Alan was an avid golfer and loved traveling and reading.  His six grandchildren brought him great joy.  He was a faithful member of the New Apostolic Church in Ocala, FL.

Alan is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Kenda Kollar; his three daughters, Cheryl (Adam) Welch of Parma, OH, Jennifer (Darren) Brune of Winter Garden, FL, and Amy Kollar of Stow, OH; grandchildren Sean, Elisabeth, and Seth Welch and Madison, Jackson, and Harrison Brune; sisters Sharon (Jack) Clemens of FL, Terry Berant of MI, and brother Gary Kollar of OH.  Alan was loved and respected by many and will be dearly missed.

A memorial service will be held on August 5, 2023 at New Apostolic Church, 7820 Ridge Rd. Parma, OH 44129 with a family visitation at 11:00am, and the service starting at 12:00pm. The memorial service will be lived streamed at https://www.youtube.com/@nacparma for those unable to attend in person.


Service

Location:
New Apostolic Church
7820 Ridge Rd. Parma, OH 44129

Date & Time:
August 5, 2023 at 12:00 PM



Visitation

Times:
August 5, 2023
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM



Location:
New Apostolic Church
7820 Ridge Rd. Parma, OH 44129


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  1. Ronald and Diane Brune lit a candle:
    23 Jul 2023
    Lit since July 23, 2023 at 7:12:33 PM

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    16 Jul 2023
    Lit since July 16, 2023 at 7:13:52 PM

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    16 Jul 2023
    Lit since July 16, 2023 at 7:12:25 PM

  8. Danielle & Steven Feiler lit a candle:
    16 Jul 2023
    Lit since July 16, 2023 at 7:11:52 PM

  9. Karen Schwesinger lit a candle:
    16 Jul 2023
    Lit since July 16, 2023 at 7:04:17 PM

  10. Karen Schwesinger says:
    16 Jul 2023
    Dear Kenda… Our thoughts and prayers are with you… we have many happy memories of our youth days with you both, when you were youth leaders! Praying for strength, comfort and guidance in the days ahead. We love you.. Karen and Ron

  11. Joyce McClelland says:
    15 Jul 2023
    Always a shock when one of our friends leaves this life especially since we all must! We remember the happy times, the vacations, the holiday gatherings and our church fellowships! He was a big part of our spiritual life and we are thankful to have known him! We pray for comfort to you and your family for this time and in the future! We love you all!♥️

  12. Joyce McClelland lit a candle:
    15 Jul 2023
    Lit since July 15, 2023 at 7:26:29 PM

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    15 Jul 2023
    Lit since July 15, 2023 at 7:08:59 PM

  14. Becky Callahan lit a candle:
    15 Jul 2023
    Lit since July 15, 2023 at 7:21:50 PM

  15. Sarah DiLullo says:
    15 Jul 2023
    Kenda and Family,
    We are so very sorry to hear of your loss. Our deepest sympathy to you.
    May he rest in peace…
    Pat and Sarah
    Di Lullo. Stow, OH

  16. Pam & Jim Dunn lit a candle:
    15 Jul 2023
    Lit since July 15, 2023 at 7:07:01 AM

  17. Cheryl Maloney says:
    15 Jul 2023
    I don’t recognize Alan without a golf shirt! What a handsome picture!!
    A wonderful life and family you and he created!!
    He is now at peace and smiling down on all of you!!
    Until we meet again….may God hold you in the palm of his hand!!!
    Love and hugs,
    Cheryl

  18. Dee Roberge lit a candle:
    14 Jul 2023
    Lit since July 14, 2023 at 7:49:35 PM

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    14 Jul 2023
    Lit since July 14, 2023 at 7:38:53 PM

  20. Cheri Bischoff says:
    14 Jul 2023
    Dear Kenda and family,
    Sending our love and deepest sympathy on the loss of your dear husband Alan. May you feel the arms of our Heavenly Father around you and may you have peace and strength for the days ahead.
    Hugs and prayers, Jurgen & Cheri Bischoff

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    14 Jul 2023
    Lit since July 14, 2023 at 7:32:19 PM

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    Lit since July 14, 2023 at 7:19:52 PM

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