Official Obituary of

David A. Kolbe

April 29, 1955 ~ February 18, 2024 (age 68) 68 Years Old

David Kolbe Obituary

David A. Kolbe, 68, of Orwigsburg, passed away Sunday, February 18th, at Lancaster General Hospital, Lancaster. 

Born in Pottsville on April 29, 1955, he was a son of the late Arno & Betty (Koch) Kolbe.

David graduated from Blue Mountain High School in 1973. In his early years David was an accomplished saxophone player, playing in bands and participating in several Philadelphia Mummer parades. He volunteered with Liberty Fire Company number 4 Schuylkill Haven and volunteered with Lions Club Ambulance. 

David's careers included: manager at Boyer’s IGA (Schuylkill Haven), he later managed several Redners Warehouse Markets in North Eastern, PA. Following grocery store management he became a local delivery truck driver for Lance Foods Inc. Towards the end of his career he worked at the Schuylkill IU and Schuylkill Haven School Districts as a teacher’s Aide. 

David is survived by four children: Michael Kolbe & wife, Sarah, Schuylkill Haven, Krysta Weidert & husband, Adam, Aberdeen, NC, Steven Kolbe & wife, Jada, Cumbola, & Kaitlynn Bensinger & husband, Robert, Orwigsburg. He is also survived by three grandchildren: Olivia Kolbe, Connor, & Everlee Bensinger.

An evening will be held at Ebling-Stabingas Funeral Home, Cressona from 4-6 PM Tuesday, February 27th.

A Celebration of Life Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, February 28th at Ebling-Stabingas Funeral Home, Cressona. An additional time for viewing will be held from 9:30 AM until the time of service. Interment will follow at Cressona Cemetery, Cressona.

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Celebration of Life
February 28, 2024

10:30 AM
Ebling-Stabingas FH
26 Chestnut Street
Cressona, PA 17929


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