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Mary Jean Kolbeck

January 10, 1926 — June 27, 2024

Webster City

Mary Jean Kolbeck

Mary Jean Kolbeck, 98, of Webster City, died on June 27, 2024, at Windsor Manor. Grave Side services will be held at 5:00 p.m., Thursday, July 11, 2024, at Graceland Cemetery. Boman Funeral Home ( is assisting the family. 

 Mary was born on January 10, 1926, to Charles and Edna (Schoon) Latch near Hampton, IA, on a farm.

 She married James Kolbeck on June 20, 1947, and the couple had two children.

 She was a switchboard operator during the wartime in California. After James died in 1969, she went back to the telephone company. They owned Kolbeck Disposal, and she did the bookkeeping. She was a member of the Asbury United Methodist Church where she held various offices and helped with Girl Scouts. Her interests were crocheting, square dancing, and traveling.

 Mary’s family includes her daughter; Nancy (Dave) Wood of Hot Spring Village, AR; daughter-in-law, Kathy Kolbeck; grandchildren: Lea (Ryan) Taylor and Daniel Wood of Fort Smith Ark, Misty (Matt) McKinney and Jamie (Lori) Kolbeck of Webster City and 6 great-grandchildren.

 She was preceded in death by her husband, James Kolbeck; son, Douglas Kolbeck; parents and 3 brothers.

 The family would like to thank the staff at Windsor Manor Staff for the care they gave Mary.

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Thursday, July 11, 2024

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