Ruth Ann Kolb

Ruth Ann Kolb, 70, of Vienna, and formerly of Dongola, died Sunday, May 10, 2020, at her home in Vienna.

She was born on Dec. 9, 1949, in Murphysboro, the daughter of Edgar E. and Virble A. Kinser Wohlwend.  

She married Melvin Kolb on Jan. 28, 1984.  He preceded her in death on Dec. 28, 2003.

She was a member of the Gilead Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Simpson.

She is survived by nieces and nephews.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Carl and Jackie Wohlwend.

Private graveside services will be held at Maplewood Cemetery in Marion, with the Rev. Daniel Hopkins officiating.

Crain Funeral Home in Dongola is in charge of arrangements.

To view the obituary or to leave an online condolence for the family, visit

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