Mary Kolaz 55, of Bokeelia lost her battle with cancer Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. She was born Nov. 24, 1957, in Bokeelia, to Jake and Helen Darna.
Beloved wife, mother and grandmother, she was a 5th generation Floridian residing in Bokeelia her entire life. She worked as a mail carrier for the United States Postal Service for over 20 years. She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. She also enjoyed spending time on the water.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Greg Kolaz; her mother, Helen Darna; father, Jake Darna, and sister, Pearl Holloway.
She is survived by her four children, Quentin (Angel) Darna, , Heather (J.J) Runner, Amber (Chris) Blackwell and Samantha Darna; grandchildren, Ryan, Kristian, Kailie, Elijah, Brandy, Mary, Brooke, Dakota, Caleb, Ezekiel and Heaven; her sisters, Elizabeth (Dick) Gossic, Louise (Paul) Gladding, Alma Phillips, Donna (Larry) Rich, Vera (Bill) Silcox, Evon (Nathan) Williams, Loretta Darna, Jacquie Keller; and her brother, Jacob Darna.
Mrs. Kolaz will be greatly missed by all that loved and knew her.
Funeral Services will be held today, Nov. 28. The family will be receiving visitor's from 10 a.m. until services begin at 11 a.m., at Coral Ridge Funeral Home. Dr. Charles Peal Chaplin at Hope Hospice will be officiating the service.