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Richard Joseph Koliba
November 5, 1940 - March 18, 2020

Richard Joseph Koliba

Richard Joseph Koliba
Nov 5, 1940 - Mar 18, 2020

Richard Joseph Koliba

Richard J. Koliba, age 79, died on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at his home in St. Clair Shores surrounded by his family. He was born on November 5, 1940 in Detroit, Michigan to the late William and the late Josephine (nee:Lepkowski) Koliba.

Richard was the loving husband of Judy. Beloved father of Joseph Koliba and Stacy (Joshua) Lewis. Cherished Pops of Breanna, Bradley, and fur-baby, Emma. Dear brother of Theresa (John) Koliba.

In light of the current COVID-19 Pandemic, a private Funeral Mass will be held for the family. Interment will follow at Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly, Michigan.

June Kopp on Mar 23, 2020

Love and fond memories sustain us when someone dear to us passes. With the good Lord's help, your tears will be replaced with these treasured moments. I am so very sorry to hear of "Richie's" passing. Love, June

Rose DeRaedt on Mar 21, 2020

Dear Joe and Family, Please accept my deepest condolences for your family's loss.May peace and comfort find you during this difficult time.

Dawn taylor on Mar 20, 2020

My fondest memory of my Uncle Richard was when he and my sister made snow people on the beach in front of the lake house and rode my mini bike when I was little. He'll be thought of often and missed.

Starr Piazza on Mar 20, 2020

My best memory of my sweet uncle was him taking me to store and buying me a Roger Rabbit shirt when I was little... I tried to do the Roger Rabbit voice and he laughed... you will be missed. Rest easy.

Brian Filozof on Mar 20, 2020

Judy, Joey and Stacy my thoughts and prayers are with you in this difficult time. I am sorry for your loss. May God bless you and may your father rest in peace. Brian & Vikki Filozof

Denise Tabaka on Mar 19, 2020

So sorry for your loss. I am in Michigan, wish we could visit with you. You are all in my prayers

Anthony isopi on Mar 19, 2020

Thanks for all the laughs you will be missed but never forgotten rest in peace pops

Renee on Mar 19, 2020

May God Bless you Judy for your strength and love for Richard and may God Bless the Koliba Family.
Sincerely,
Renee Le Blanc

Stacy Lewis on Mar 19, 2020

I am heartbroken but I know you are at peace. This is only a temporary goodbye. I know we will be together again... I will always be your little girl....I love you Dad

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