Joshua "Josh" Malcolm Kollak

March 23, 1975December 22, 2017

Joshua Malcolm Kollak, 42, passed away on December 22, 2017, at Carle Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney, Il. Joshua was born on March 23, 1975 in Mt. Carmel, IL and was the son of Gene (Rebecca) of Fairfield, IL and Karen (David) Rittelmeyer of Auburn, GA. Following high school, Joshua joined the Illinois Army National Guard. Upon completion of his military service, he worked a variety of jobs including Airtex Products, Radio Tower construction, carpentry work and Super 8 Motels. He is survived by 4 daughters, Alyssa and Kinsey Kollak of Fairfield, IL, Zoey and Karlee Kollak of Olney, IL; his parents, Gene (Rebecca) Kollak of Fairfield, IL, and Karen (David) Rittelmeyer of Auburn, GA; brothers, Storm Kollak and Sky Kollak of Fairfield, IL, Christopher Rittelmeyer and Jonathon Rittelmeyer of Atlanta, GA; and sister, Andrea Rittelmeyer, and niece Kaelyn Rittelmeyer of Auburn, GA. Joshua was preceded in death by his grandparents, Earnest and Irene Kollak of Albion, IL and Malcolm and Mary Dagley of Mt. Carmel, IL. A visitation will be held Thursday, December 28, 2017, from 9 am – 11 am at Ingram Funeral Home in Albion. A celebration of life service will be held Thursday, December 28, 2017, at 11 am. Cremation will take place at a later date. Memorials may be directed to an educational fund for Zoey and Karlee, which Gene will be organizing, and envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Ingram Funeral Home of Albion is honored to be entrusted with the arrangements.


  • Visitation Thursday, December 28, 2017
  • Celebration of Life Service Thursday, December 28, 2017

Joshua "Josh" Malcolm Kollak

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Jon and Christy Hanson

December 28, 2017

Our deepest condolences and prayers go out to his family during this difficult time. Forever in our memories. Forever in our hearts. Rest in peace friend, rest in peace.

Tammy Staley

December 28, 2017

Thoughts and prayers to Katie and all the kids! Most definitely too young to go!!! So sad! He will be missed!

Shirley Harris

December 28, 2017

May Holy Spirit bring you comfort and peace in the sorrow of loss of Joshua. May joy fill the treasure chest in your hearts from precious memories you have stored away for safe keeping. He grew up with my children in Ga. and was loved by us all.