Leo V. Kolar, 87


Leo V. Kolar of Grafton passed away peacefully on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, at Gables on the Pond in Random Lake at the age of 87.

Leo was born in Sheboygan on July 17, 1926, to Anton and Mary (nee Kalan) Kolar and married Dorothy (nee Clark) on July 16, 1960, in Sheboygan.

Leo was a Merchant Marine during World War II and a radio operator in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He owned and operated his business, Balancing Services Inc., in Milwaukee from 1962 through 1995. He also was a longtime member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Grafton.

Leo is survived by his children, Michael of Germantown, Steven of Greenville and Susan (Paul) Caputa of Grafton; and grandchildren, Mitchell and Abigail Caputa of Grafton. He is further survived by other relatives and friends. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife and two brothers, Anthony and Frank Kolar.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, Feb. 27, at 12:30 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1619 Washington Ave., Grafton. Interment will be at the church cemetery. Visitation will be held at the church on Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Memorials to the Alzheimer’s Association are appreciated.

For online condolences, please go to  www.mueller-funeralhome.com.

Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory Grafton assisted the family with arrangements.