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Mrs. Pillar Kollie

It is with profound sadness and with heavy hearts we announce the passing of our mother, grandmother, aunt, and cousin Mrs. Pillar Kollie, affectionately known as “Mama, Ma Pillar, Kpeh Pillar.” This sad event occurred on Thursday, August 16, 2018, at the North Memorial Hospital in Robbinsdale, MN, surrounded by her children and grandchildren.

Survivors include her Daughters: Famatta, Albertha, Esther (Varney), Oretha (Robert), Josephine (Barclay), Roseline (Cyrus), Yarmah (Augustine). Sons: Albert (Larwo), J Duwar (Chris), Charles (Pauline), Amin and Tarkpoh. Grandchildren: Angie (Mpeti), Seanea, Ruthfee (Tare), Duwarday, Mekei, Salimatu, Varney Jr, Comassa, Janet, Sianeh, Jay, Jorbaline, Bob Blue, Albert Jr, Duwar, Princess, Prince, Catherine, Daniel, Pillar Ruth, JD III, Christine, Marci, Mary Joy, Cornelius, Chad, Sanaa Imani, Amin, Amell. Great Grandchildren: Nkumu, Emmanuel, Bonkosi, André, Emma, Ethan, Elias, Charlesetta, Adelyn and Josiah. Maternal brother Sammy Zekpeh (Kuahn), several paternal brothers & sisters and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends in the USA and Liberia.

She was predeceased by her husband of 45 years, John D Kollie Sr, of Palm Coast, FL, her parents Zammay and Darpu Zekpeh, sister Kemah, brother Tongor all of Glarlay, Nimba County, Liberia.

Wake Keeping:
Friday September 7, 2018 at 6:00pm-9:00pm
Redeemer Lutheran Church
1800 Glenwood Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55405

Funeral Service:
Saturday September 8, 2018 at 9:00am-12:00 noon
Redeemer Lutheran Church
1800 Glenwood Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55405

Saturday, September 8, 2018
Mound Cemetery of Brooklyn Center
3515 69th Ave North
Brooklyn Center, MN 55430

Contacts USA:
Famatta Kollie (763) 227-3502
Albertha Johnson (919) 523-2408
Oretha N. Kollie (319) 431-6513
J. Duwar Kollie, Jr (386) 569-8587
Charles Kollie (386) 569-7702
Roseline D Kollie (319) 491-0261
Yarmah C Kollie (319) 651-1851
Amin Kollie (319) 431-3570
Angie Otola (414) 712-3931

Contacts Liberia:
Esther P Kollie 231 777 069038
Albert B Kollie 231 88 6519805
Josephine Barclay 231 88 6557060

Hotels information:
DoubleTree by Hilton
2200 Freeway Blvd
Minneapolis, MN 55430
Phone: (763) 566-8000

Best Western Plus
2050 Freeway Blvd
Brooklyn Center, MN 55430
Phone: (763) 566-7500

Embassy Suites
6300 Earle Brown Dr
Brooklyn Center, MN 55430
Phone: (763) 560-2700

7025 Northland Dr. N
Brooklyn Park, MN 55428
Phone: (763) 536-8300