Ronald E. Kolbe, 72, of Bonita Springs, Florida, passed away September 1, 2020, at Lee Memorial Health Park Medical Center in Fort Myers, Florida. He was born on January 11, 1948, in Buffalo, New York. He was the son of late Raymond Kolbe. He graduated from Tri-State University in 1971. He married Patricia Heiderman on November 29, 1968, in Buffalo, New York. He was a trim carpenter in construction prior to retirement. He served on several missions trips to Venezuela and Guyana. He was also a member of Gulf Shore Life Center in Bonita Springs.
He is survived by his beautiful bride of 52 years, Patricia; his son, Jason (Cheryl) of Bonita Springs, FL; his daughter, Erin of Bonita Springs, FL; his daughter, Sarah (Justin) of Bonita Springs, FL; grandchildren, Ashley, Andrew (Delaney), Cory, Jessica, Joshua (Rheanna), Alyssa, and Kai; his sister, Bonnie Winter (Fran), of Springville, NY; his mother, Iola of Springville, NY; and many nieces and nephews.
A service will be held Saturday, September 19, 2020 at 1:00pm at Gulf Shore Life Center in Bonita Springs, Florida. It will also be livestreamed via https://www.thegulfshorechurch.com/live-stream/; or on Facebook via the Gulf Shore Life Center page, @GulfShoreLifeCenter.
A reception will be immediately following the Celebration of Life at Gulf Shore Life Center.
Address for the service is: Gulf Shore Life Center, 25300 Bernwood Drive, Bonita Springs, FL, 34135.