March 7, 1927 - June 16, 2022
Verna Lee Kolb - Ungvarsky, 95, of Louisville KY, passed away, June 16th, 2022. Verna was born March 7th, 1927, in Louisville KY, to her parents Ada and Ernest Smith, she was one of four daughters and two sons, in an active home. After graduating high school, she went on to attend the Kent School of Social Work and was a UofL Alumni. After graduating she went on to proudly serve her community for over 45 years. In 1969, Verna was the director and founder of the St. William Neighborhood Center. She worked for the Commonwealth of Kentucky Adult Protective Services. Verna along with Father John Jones, founded Dare to Care. She was a compassionate and giving woman and would do anything to help those in need. In her spare time Verna loved watching the Yankees and playing baseball. She will be remembered for her free spirit, sense of humor, and all the love she showered on the people in her life. She cherished every opportunity she could spend with her friends, family, and extended family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Robert “Bob” Kolb, and John Michael Ungvarsky; and parents, Ada and Ernest Smith; sisters,Gladys, Hazel and Evelyn; and brothers, Jack and Harold. She is survived by her beloved children, Michael Kolb (Mary Jo), Trisha Smith – Kolb, Mary Lu “Lulu” Fowler, Paula Raurk (Gary); grandchildren, Mellicina Fowler (Scott Wilson), Amanda Dittforth (Patrick); and great grandchild, Hans Michael Dittforth. Expressions can be made to Dare to Care, please make your check payable to Dare to Care Food Bank and send to: Dare to Care Food Bank, P.O. Box 35458, Louisville, KY 40232 or to Hosparus Health of Louisville, Hosparus Health, c/o Development Department, 6200 Dutchmans Lane, Louisville, KY 40205. Services will be held Tuesday, June 28, 11:00am, at Owen Funeral Home, 5317 Dixie Highway, Louisville Ky, 40216. Visitation will be held on Monday June 27th, 2:00pm-8:00pm, at Owen Funeral Home, 5317 Dixie Highway, Louisville KY, 40216. A prayer service will be held on Monday June 27, 6:00pm at Owen Funeral Home, conducted by Connie Druien (Hosparus Chaplain).
Verna Lee Kolb - Ungvarsky, 95, of Louisville KY, passed away, June 16th, 2022. Verna was born March 7th, 1927, in Louisville KY, to her parents Ada and Ernest Smith, she was one of four daughters and two sons, in an active home. After graduating... View Obituary & Service Information
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