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Mike Kolbuck

January 10, 2022




September 15, 1924 - January 10, 2022
Peacefully on Monday, January 10, 2022 at his residence, Mike (Papy) aged 97 years old of Cooks Creek, MB passed away,
Beloved Father, Grandfather and Great Grandfather as well beloved husband to Carol, till her passing in 1998. Left to cherish his memory are his children, sons Michael (Misty), Donny and daughter Darlene; grandchildren Ava, Riley, Hailey, David, Jeremy and Kyler; he is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Mike was predeceased by his parents, Albert and Mary Kolbuck, his wife Carol, brothers Frankie, Stanley, Joe, Tony, Albert and Adam and sisters Leona and Phyllis.
Mike (Papy) was born and raised in Cooks Creek, Mb. He was the youngest of 9 children. In Papy’s younger years he worked at home on the farm. Papy then met his beloved wife Carol and they married on July 11, 1953. In the mid 1950’s he then went to work at a foundry making sand molds for equipment. In 1962 Mike (Papy) started working at Versatile in the sheet metal department as a machine operator. In 1965 they started their family together. In 1989 at age 65 Mike (Papy) then retired from Versatile, sadly in 1998 his beloved wife Carol of 45 years together passed away. Papy devoted his love and time to his family and was always there for them, no matter what. Papy had a passion for his yard work. Riding on his lawn mower cutting grass and dealing with all the leaves as well as his passion for cutting and splitting wood for the wood stove. Papy will be tremendously missed and in our hearts and thoughts forever.
In keeping with his wishes, cremation has taken place and a private family service will be at a later date.
We will keep the wood stove burning Papy!
























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