Betty Jean (Clark) Kolb

October 20, 1939 ~ June 14, 2023 (age 83) 83 Years Old


Betty J. Kolb, age 83, of Holstein, passed away on Wednesday, June 14, 2023 at the MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center of Sioux City.  A funeral service will be held on Monday, June 19, 2023 at 10:30 AM at the United Methodist Church of Holstein with the Pastor Betty Kiboko officiating.  Burial will be at the Holstein Cemetery of Holstein.  A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service starting at 9:30 AM at the church.  

Betty Jean Kolb was born October 20, 1939 to Ted and Helen (Martin) Clark.  She graduated from Cherokee High School.  She was married to Denny Kolb on August 3, 1958 at the First Church of Christ in Cherokee.  To this union one son, Jeff was born.  Betty worked as a nurses aide in her younger years before marrying Denny and moving onto the farm. Together they lived and worked on the farm for 43 years, which was something that Betty really loved, before retiring and moving to town.

Betty was an avid card player. She belonged to the same 500 club since 1960 and also was a member of a bridge club.  She enjoyed boating, fishing and sitting in the sun.  Betty was a member of the United Methodist Church of Holstein and often volunteered for church and various community events.

She is survived by her grandchildren, Cameron and wife Jamie Kolb and Chandler and husband Conner Aten; great-granddaughter, Madelyn Kolb; siblings, Jerry and wife Joyce Clark, Della and husband Royden Rupp, Merry Farlee and Butch and wife Karen Clark.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Denny Kolb on July 12, 2006; son, Jeff Kolb on September 29, 2016; and sisters, Marjorie Stewart, Joyce Clark and Janice Orlyn.

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June 19, 2023

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
United Methodist Church

Holstein, Iowa 51025

Funeral Service
June 19, 2023

10:30 AM
United Methodist Church

Holstein, Iowa 51025

June 19, 2023

Holstein Cemetery

Holstein, Iowa 51025


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