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Joan Frances Kolseth


It is with sadness, relief and joy that we announce: Joan Kolseth has passed from this earth to her Heavenly home around 9:30 am this morning. She is now at peace with her Savior and her soul mate.

Joan F. Kolseth, 85, of Todd, NC, entered into the Lord's rest on August 14, 2017. She was in hospice care at Ellen Memorial Healthcare Center, and had been living with her daughter, Julie Eschler and her husband, Edward, in Honesdale, PA, prior to entering Ellen Memorial.

Joan was a loving wife and mother, a faithful servant of Christ and example to her children in her devotion to her husband and zeal for God's word.

She was preceded by her husband, Richard S Kolseth in 2015. She is survived by her three children, Richard Kolseth and wife Katrina of Todd, NC; Julie Eschler and husband Ed of Honesdale, PA; and Sharon Robinson and husband Tim of Manlius, NY; 16 living grandchildren, and 9 great-grandchildren. She is remembered by numerous dear friends and a legacy of people she touched with her testimony.

A graveside memorial service will be held September 8, 2017 at 2pm in Memory Gardens, for family and friends. The address is 983 Watervliet Shaker Rd, Albany, NY 12205.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Thru the Bible, P.O. Box 7100, Pasadena, CA 91109, The Friends of Israel Gospel Ministry, Inc., PO Box 908, Bellmawr, NJ 08099, or Institute for Creation Research, P. O. Box 59029, Dallas, TX 75229

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Posted Feb 21, 13 by Ric Kolseth Under Personal Permalink 1641673885

So long, Dad


He slipped out quietly, early on a Saturday morning, so as not to disturb anyone. His youngest daughter heard him go, but the rest of the crew had said their goodbyes already. They would have liked to stay and wait him out, but life happens, the body, schedules, time and space make their demands.

Dad was a quiet guy. Never said much, and this quiet was enforced in the latter years by an increasingly uncooperative nervous system. But near the end his wife, his two daughters and I were by his side, [more...]

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Posted May 5, 15 by Ric Kolseth Under Personal Permalink 1430837869