EAST GULL LAKE — “Rollie” Roland D. Kollodge, 74, of East Gull Lake, died on Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012, at his home. A gathering of family and friends will be held on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, from 1-3 p.m. at Brenny Funeral Chapel in Baxter.
Rollie was born on Nov. 17, 1938, in Little Falls, Minn., to Peter and Frances (Schibella) Kollodge. He married Mary Horak on Oct. 24, 1967. Rollie was a truck driver for 28 years with Glendenning. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and gardening. Rollie was always planting flowers of some kind.
Rollie will be sadly missed by his wife, Mary; children, Kevin Kollodge, of Pillager, Minn., Randy (Diane) Kollodge, of Brainerd, Minn., Gerald Kollodge, of Minneapolis, Mary Lee Greenspan, of NowThen, Minn., and Jill (Paul) Stromgren, of Johnston, Iowa; many grandchildren; and sisters, Renette Welenski, of Little Falls, Minn., and Cleo Beniek, of Flenberg, Minn. He was preceded in death by his parents, Peter and Frances; brother, Clarence; and an infant granddaughter, Karla Jalayne Stromgren. Arrangements have been entrusted to Brenny Funeral Chapel in Baxter, Minn.