Clarence ‘Cotton’ Kolar passed away peacefully, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. He was born in Bennview (now LaSalle), Texas to Henry and Wilma Kolar on Saturday, March 7, 1931.
He married the love of his life, LaDelle Kubala in 1954. He entered the Army in January, 1955 and was honorably discharged in January, 1957.
Clarence was a quiet, hardworking man who loved farming, fishing and a cold beer or two or three with family and friends.
Clarence has been preceded in death by his parents, wife, an infant sister, Clara Mae, and nephews, Terry McNabb and Randy Kolar.
Clarence is survived by sisters, Doris McNabb and Sylvia and Bill Gentry; brothers, Raymond and Hope Kolar and Larry and Leona Kolar; several nieces and nephews, and cousins.
There will be a visitation from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 7, at St. Theresa’s Hall in LaSalle, followed by graveside services at 2 p.m. at St. Theresa’s Cemetery in LaSalle.
The family would like to say a very special thank you to the nurses and staff at Hospice of South Texas Center of Compassion in Victoria for all the love and care given to Clarence during his stay there.
The family requests in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made to the Hospice of South Texas Center of Compassion, Victoria, Texas or to St. Theresa’s Cemetery, LaSalle, Texas.
Services have been entrusted to Russell Todish of Slavik Funeral Home, Edna, 782-2152.