Carl F. Kollert, 91, of Richfield, died Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at Akron City Hospital.
Carl was born Aug. 20, 1927 near Congress to Frederick and Minnie (Aukerman) Kollert and was a graduate of Burbank High School. He served in the U.S. Army from 1946-1951 and on Sept. 28, 1957 married the former Wilma Kirkendall. Wilma died preceded him in death on Dec. 24, 2018. He retired from Bender & Loudon Freight and had previously worked at Consolidated Freight and for the Erie Lackawanna Railroad. Carl was a member of the AMVETS Post 176 and had served as the equipment manager for Revere High School Football and helped with Revere Track and Field.
Surviving are his children, Cynthia (David) Rogers and Curtis (Barb) Kollert and five grandchildren and one great-grandson. He was preceded in death by his wife, brothers, Ora, George, Lewis and Ross and sisters, Lydia, Marjorie, Marie and Hazel.
Graveside services will be held Monday, June 10th at 2:00 p.m. at Burbank Cemetery. Tributes may be shared at www.Murray-Funeral Home.com
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