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Florian Kolbe

January 6, 1933 — September 13, 2022

Wausau

Florian Emily Kolbe, 89, of Wausau, passed away peacefully at Rennes Health & Rehab on September 13, 2022.

Florian was born January 6, 1933, in Wisconsin to parents Edwin and Florence (Steidtmann) Raddatz. She married Rudolph A. Kolbe on July 11, 1953. Florian was known for her love of crafting. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, drawing and making cards. She also had a passion for gardening. Florian had a great faith, and we are at comfort knowing she is at peace in Heaven- though she will be missed greatly.

Florian is survived by her children Corinne (Richard Friedenfels) Kolbe, Keith (Karen) Kolbe, and Kathryn (Rod) Hofmann; grandchildren Jarrod Crooks, Justin (Taylor) Crooks, Julie (Jimmy) Mueller, Stacy (Matt) Krembs, Sara (Chris) Kronebusch, and Danyelle Hofmann; great grandchildren Everhett, Conley and Crosby Crooks, Wyatt (Hannah Kudronowicz) and Makeila Mueller, Lauren Krembs, and Sofia Kronebusch; many in-laws, nieces, nephews and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; and brother David Raddatz.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, 5304 44th Ave, Wausau, WI 54401. Visitation will begin at 9:00 am until the time of service. Burial will take place at 1:30 pm at Rib View Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the church.

Florian’s family wishes to thank the staff at Rennes and Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice for their care and compassion.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

9:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Saint John Evangelical Lutheran Church - Village of Maine

N 44th Ave, Wausau, WI 54401

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Saint John Evangelical Lutheran Church - Village of Maine

N 44th Ave, Wausau, WI 54401

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Committal

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Starts at 1:30 pm (Central time)

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