Lima Family Santa Clara Mortuary

466 North Winchester Blvd, Santa Clara, CA


Barbara E Kolb

June 19, 1924September 9, 2020

Throughout her 96-years, Barbara Kolb was ever-curious. An avid reader, in addition to countless novels, she read the newspaper ritually every morning to stay informed and active in her community, country, and the world. Mom donated to a variety of charities to protect children, Native Americans, endangered animals, and the environment, as well as to support Special Olympics, cancer research, and political candidates.

Growing up, Mom was an amazing role model of civic responsibility as she worked on local, state, congressional, and presidential campaigns. Her deep compassion for others persisted and her greatest present hope was to vote on November 3rd to restore honor and decency to the White House by casting her vote for Joe Biden in the presidential election. Here, we give voice to the vote she was unable to cast.

The Kolb Family would like to express our deep gratitude to the Kaiser physicians and Home Health nurses and aides for the wonderful care they provided for our Mom.

So raise your margarita, Oreo, piece of See's candy, drumstick (the ice cream kind) or piece of toast, sing a rousing chorus of Take Me Out to the Ballgame, and cheers to her wonderful 96 years and the fabulous life she has shared with us all. We will miss you Mommy. Thanks for all your love!

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to Siskiyou County Special Olympics – P.O. Box 545, Weed, CA 96094; the Giants Community Fund - https://www.mlb.com/giants/community/fund; or Second Harvest Food - https://give.shfb.org/donatenowBank.

More importantly, VOTE!


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