Jan. 1, 1923-June 12, 2014
Former Osage resident Viora P. Kolars, 91, of Spring Park, Minn., beloved sister and aunt, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Thursday, June 12, 2014 at her residence in Spring Park.
Viora, the daughter of Martin and Adela (Pint) Christenson, was born on January 1, 1923 in Minneapolis. She was united in marriage to John Kolars on June 8, 1946. In 1947, they purchased the Bambi Resort on Toad Lake in Osage, which they operated until 1981.
Surviving Viora are her brother, James Christenson; niece, Barbara (Dennis) Scholtec; and nephew James (Deb) Anderson; along with many other family and friends.
Preceding her in death were her husband, John Kolars and sister, Arline Anderson.
Memorials may be given to Gethsemane Lutheran Church (46913 State Hwy 34, Osage, MN 56570).
A celebration of Viora's life will be held on at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 2 in West-Kjos Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes, with the visitation preceding the service starting at noon.
Interment is in Gethsemane Lutheran Cemetery, Snellman.
Those wanting to share memories and condolences online may use the guestbook section at www.westkjos.com.