A Celebration of Life will be held on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. at Hafemeister Funeral Home. A gathering of family and friends will be held from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials, if desired, would be appreciated to the family. Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com.
Michael Lee Kolbow was born on April 13, 1952, the son of Ervin and Gloria (nee Wojcik). Mike owned and operated M&D Trucking of Lowell. He had currently been employed at MEC in Mayville. Mike enjoyed hunting, fishing, and winemaking. He was an avid Green Bay Packers and Milwaukee Brewers fan.
Mike is survived by daughter, Pamela Kolbow of Beaver Dam; son, Andrew Kolbow of Lowell; best friend and wife, Diane Kolbow of Lowell; brother, Bruce Kolbow of Watertown; sister, Laurie (Mike) Martin also of Watertown; half sister, Linda (Robert) Kolbow Klienfeldt of Trempealeau as well as nieces and nephews: Brittany Strunz, Kimberley Kolbow, Melissa Kolbow, Scott Kolbow Jr., Michael Martin and Matthew Martin; Aunt Margurite Zacher; Uncle, Clarence Kolbow Jr.; his dog, Buddy as well as other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ervin and Gloria as well as brothers, Gary Kolbow and Scott Kolbow Sr.