March 8, 1959 – January 21, 2016

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Ronald Frederick Kolman, loving husband, father and friend to many. He was born on March 8th, 1959 in Prince George, BC. In 1980 he married the love of his life Rita Ann Kolman and together they raised their two beautiful children. Ronald spent his lifetime enjoying various hobbies such as hockey, golfing, sailing, playing guitar, poetry and song writing. Ronald was a Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute, the president of Big Brothers, a volunteer for Cancer Connections and owner of Revelstoke Grizzlies. Ronald is survived by his loving wife of 35 years Rita; mother Hilda, daughter Megan (Cameron), son Ryan, brother Kelvin (Teresa), mother-in-law Emogene (Yuma) as well as many relatives and close friends. He was predeceased by his father Fred Kolman. He will be missed and always in our hearts. Many thanks to Dr. Deetlefs, Dr. Massa and the many health professionals who helped Ronald during his battle. There will be a Celebration of Life for Ronald Frederick Kolman on Thursday, March 3rd, 2016 at 2 PM at the Prestige Hotel in the O’Keefe/Ellison Room. RSVP greatly appreciated by Monday, February 29th by email Those wishing to do so may make a donation in Ronald’s memory to the BC Cancer Agency (600 10th Avenue W, Vancouver, BC V5Z 4E6). Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family at Arrangements entrusted to: ALTERNATIVES FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES ®

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