Hardage - Giddens Chapel Hills Funeral Home and Cemetery
850 St Johns Bluff Road North, Jacksonville, FL
Bonnielee Taylor Kolar
March 8, 1943 – August 9, 2019
Bonnielee Taylor Kolar (Bonnie), 76, of Jacksonville, FL, passed away on Friday, August 9, 2019, after a long struggle with cancer.
The memorial service will be held on Sunday, September 8, 2019, at 3:00PM at Hope Lutheran Church, 8570 Philips Hwy Ste #104, Jacksonville, FL 32256. Pastor Patrick McKenzie will be officiating.
Bonnie was born in Chicago, IL on March 8, 1943. She graduated from Farragut High School with honors. She was in the National Honors Society and served in the 4H, chorus, senior women’s, and various other clubs. In addition to being a girl scout, receiving the Golden Eaglet of Merit, Bonnie also received recognition for years of volunteering for the Girl Scouts Association. Bonnie was married to Adolph John Kolar on July 1, 1961; married 39 years. Bonnie worked for the Jacksonville Housing Authority. She had previously worked as a business administrator for a number of companies. Her favorite career was as a distributor for World Gift, where she excelled in sales earning numerous awards. She was actively involved in her faith. She helped start three churches in Jacksonville, Guardian Lutheran, Grace Lutheran, and Hope Lutheran Church. She was active in Lift High the Cross Evangelism. Bonnie was a huge football fan, rooting for both of her home teams; Chicago Bears and Jacksonville Jaguars. She was an avid bowler since the early 60s, playing in various leagues both in IL and FL. She gave back to the community in multiple ways including almost two decades of volunteer reading for the blind at WJCT. Bonnie is survived by her children, Karen K Davis (Bryan) and Stephen Brian Kolar (Toni), eight grandchildren, Joshua Couch, Trevor Kolar, Taylor Stamps, Chase Kolar, Gage Stamps, Hannah Kolar, Cayenne Kolar, and Colton Kolar, and one great grandson, Thomas Paul Everett IV. Her brother, Dwayne J Taylor (Diana), sister in-law Kathleen Taylor, and several nieces and nephews, Kelly A. Janulis (Joseph), Kara A. McMahill (Patrick), Kevin A. Taylor (Jessica), Joseph D. Taylor (Schae), Kristan Taylor, and great nieces and nephews, Grant McMahill, Evan McMahill, Luca Taylor, Grace Taylor, Kevin Taylor, Caitlin Taylor, Nathan Taylor, Makayla Gill, Lewis Taylor, and other family and friends. Bonnie is preceded in death by her husband, Adolph J. Kolar, brother, William A. Taylor, sister, Karenlynne Taylor, mother, Hanamae Taylor (nee Simmons), and father, Joseph John Taylor. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be given to St Jude's Children’s Hospital.
Hope Lutheran Church
8570 Philips Hwy Ste #104