Submitted by Melva Taylor
The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois
September 8, 2002 - Sunday, pg A5
ARLENE (Curtis) KOLB
Morrison: - Arlene Kolb, 83, of Pleasant View Nursing home, Morrison, formerly of Prophetstown, died Friday, Sept. 6, 2002, at the nursing home. She taught school at rural schools in Salem, Neb., for three years, in rural schools near Tampico, and was a librarian at Prophetstown Library.
Mrs. Kolb was born May 13, 1919, near Stella, Neb., the daughter of Tone and Dolly (Hager) Curtis. She attended Peru State Teacher's College. She married John "Jack" Kolb on Aug. 16, 1941, in Salem, Neb. He died Aug. 30, 2002.
Survivors include two sons, Craig (Linda) Kolb of Davenport, Iowa, and Curtis (Nancy) Kolb of Erie; two brothers, Donnal Curtis of Hiawatha, Kan., and Carl (Ruth Ann) Curtis of LaCrosse, Wis.; six grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Faye; and a daughter, Lynne Marie.
The funeral is at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Garland Funeral Home, Tampico, with Rev. Ralph I. Carr, pastor of Tampico United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial is at Tampico Memorial Cemetery. Visitation is from 5-7 Monday at the funeral home. A memorial has been established.