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Richard Andrew Kolar

October 15, 1930 ~ June 14, 2020 (age 89)

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Richard Andrew Kolar, 89 of Lake Ave., Plymouth, Indiana and formerly of the Argos community passed away on June 14, 2020 at 6:25 p.m. at Autumn Trace Senior Living, Plymouth, Indiana following a very lengthy illness. On October 15, 1930 in Chicago, Illinois he was born to Harry Kolar and Helen (Michaels) Kolar. He had lived the past 60 years in the Argos community.

On September 27, 1958 he married Gladys Joyce (Berger) Kolar at the Isaac Walton in Argos, Indiana and together they shared the past 61 years.

Richard was a Maintenance Supervisor at CamCar Textron now Torx in Rochester, Indiana, He retired in 1991 after 31 years.

He was a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses, Rochester, Indiana.

Richard was in the United States Army from June 11, 1951 to May 14, 1953 during the Korean War.

Richard is survived by his Wife – Joyce Kolar of Plymouth, Indiana

Daughters – Cindy Rhoads of Plymouth, Indiana; Jackie Mullaney  and husband Steve of Argos, Indiana; and Pamela Shippy and husband Brian of Rochester, Indiana

Son – Dean Kolar and wife Lynn of Argos, Indiana

9 Grandchildren    7 Great Grandchildren

Sister – Arlene Ruby of Argos, Indiana

Sister-in-Law – Pat Kolar of Argos, Indiana

He is preceded in death by his Parents; and Brothers Harry Kolar, Jerry Kolar, and Robert Kolar; Son – Carl Kolar; and a Son-in-Law – William Rhoads


Friends may visit with the family on Thursday June 18, 2020 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Earl-Grossman Funeral Home, 208 N. Michigan St., Argos, Indiana.

Funeral Services will follow on Thursday June 18, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at the Earl-Grossman Funeral Home, 208 N. Michigan St., Argos, Indiana with Elder Lennon Harris. 

Burial will follow at the Maple Grove Cemetery, Argos, Indiana.

Memorial Contributions may be made to:  American Parkinson Disease Association; 135 Parkinson Ave., Staten Island, New York 10305


Arrangements have been entrusted with the Earl-Grossman Funeral Home, Argos, Indiana







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June 18, 2020

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Argos, Indiana

Funeral Service
June 18, 2020

1:00 PM
Argos, Indiana

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