John W. ''Jack'' Kollar, 85, of New Philadelphia, died Wednesday, September 6, 2000 in Union Hospital.
He was retired from the Ford Motor Company at Canton where he had worked for 29 years.
Born February 2, 1915 at Johnstown, Ohio, he was a son of the late Albert & Hanna Roberts Kollar.
Jack was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church at New Philadelphia and had formerly been a member of the First Baptist Church at New Philadelphia for 40 years. Along with his wife and late son, he had been active in horse showing events in the area and in several states. Jack also loved hunting.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Hall Kollar whom he wed January 28, 1936.
Other survivors include:
A daughter Helen & Bob Thompson of Dover
4 grandchildren Pamala Hicks, Michael Kollar, R. Troy Thompson, Robin Miller
9 great grandchildren
4 brothers William Kollar of New Philadelphia
Fred & Katherine Kollar of Dover
Victor & Helen Kollar of New Philadelphia
James & Betty Kollar of New Philadelphia
3 sisters Velma & Charles Hartridge of New Philadelphia
Jane Milburn of New Philadelphia
Wanda & Dave Ehrhart of Dover
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his son, Donald Eugene Kollar, and sisters Vera Barnett & Anna Mae Class.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 9 at 2:00pm in Toland-Herzig Funeral Home at Dover with Rev. Donald M. Snow officiating. Interment will be in the Dover Burial Park. A reception will follow the committal service in the Toland-Herzig Monarch Center. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday from 6-8pm. Those unable to attend may sign the online register book for Jack by visiting the ''online obituaries'' link on our website at www.tolandherzig.com.
Toland-Herzig F.H. Dover
803 N. Wooster Ave.
Saturday, September 9, 2000
Dover Burial Park