Oct. 14, 1931 - Feb. 7, 2018
Elizabeth Mary Kolar, age 86, of West, passed away Wednesday, February 7, 2018 in Waco. A Rosary will be recited 6 pm, Friday, February 9, at Aderhold Funeral Home Chapel, with visitation to follow until 8 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 am, Saturday, February 10, at St. Mary's Catholic Church of the Assumption. Burial will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery.
Elizabeth was born on October 14, 1931 in West, the daughter of Charlie and Sophie (Dudik) Fillip. She attended schools in Tokio and West. On August 2, 1952 she was united in marriage to Adolph J. Kolar in West. Adolph preceded her in death on September 10, 2006. Elizabeth was a baker and waitress working in many establishments in West including, Jessie's Tavern, where she met Adolph, Village Bakery, Ole Czech Bakery and the Pizza House before retiring in 2010. She was a lifelong member of St. Mary's Catholic Church of the Assumption. Elizabeth was also a member of the KJZT Society #11. She enjoyed sewing, baking, playing dominoes and working word puzzles. She loved spending time with her children, especially her grandchildren.
Elizabeth is also preceded in death by her parents; granddaughter, Kelly Payne; brothers, Henry Fillip and Alphonce Fillip; and sisters, Helen Ives, Christine Scheler Landers, and Julia Gordon.
Survivors include her children, Rose Mary Payne and husband, James, of Whitney, Joyce Wood and husband, James, of Alvarado, Adolph Kolar and wife, Rene of West, and Frankie Kolar and wife, Denise of Mt. Calm; sister, Eleanor Raabe; grandchildren, Jason Payne, Tonya Kolar, Janna Roller and husband, Andy, Justin Wood, Jamie Wood, Kadale Kolar and fiance, Emily Shumaker, Bree Kolar, and Neil Burton; great-grandchildren, Nykolas, Madelyn, Dominic, Braxton and Daxton; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the West League Booster Club or the charity of your choice.
A memorial guest book can be found at www.aderholdfuneralhome.com.