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Gail Marie (Minnow) Kolb-Michael

January 28, 1943 ~ July 11, 2021 (age 78)

Obituary

Gail Marie Kolb-Michael passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday evening, July 11, 2021.  Gail was predeceased by her first husband Gary E. Kolb; her second husband Patsy Michael; her daughter Shanon Lee Kolb; her parents Peter and Joan Minnow; as well as her mother in law Elsa Kolb.  She is survived by her son Christopher P. Kolb and his wife Robin Autorino of Longmont, CO; her granddaughter Michaeline Fletcher and her husband Winton Fletcher; her grandson Christopher Cannone; her great grandchildren Natalyia and Johan Fletcher; her brother and sister in law Ivan and Judithann Kolb; very close family friend Jim Bukowski, who was her daughter’s fiancé; and her “very special kitty” Ginger Beer.  She was an avid reader and gardener with beautiful gardens surrounding her home, and was a member of the Endwell garden club.  She loved her family unconditionally and was proud of each family member.  The family would like to thank Gail’s friends Pat Lyons, Cathy Hall, Kathleen O’Connor, and Jim and Shirley Nugent for all of their help and support during her illness.  Gail was grateful for her son Christopher, her granddaughter Michaeline, and Michaeline’s husband Winton for all of the caregiving they lovingly gave her.  Per Gail’s request, no reception or service will be held.  Interment will be at Vestal Hills Memorial Park.  The family requests that in lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in memory of Gail be made to UHS Home Care, 601 Riverside Dr, Johnson City, NY 13790 or to Lourdes Hospice, 4102 Vestal Road, Vestal, NY 13850.  Gail will be missed by all who loved and knew her.   

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