Subscribe | E-Editions | Free E-editions | River News 75 | Super Shopper - FREE | About Us | Contact Us | FREE Classified Items Under $50
The Northwoods River News | Rhinelander, Wisconsin

home : obituaries : obituaries
September 25, 2021

6/15/2021 5:29:00 AM
H. Dolores "Lovey" Kosbab

H. Dolores "Lovey" Kosbab, age 91, of Rhinelander, died on June 11, 2021, at her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on May 22, 1930 in Cecil, Wis., the daughter of William and Gladys (Thompson) Kosbab. Her family moved to Rhinelander while she was a child and she attended schools here graduating from the Rhinelander High School in 1948. She then attended UW-Madison, graduating with a BA degree in 1952.

After her schooling, Lovey took a leap of faith, especially for a single woman in the early 1950s, when she moved to New York City. She lived in a small apartment in Manhattan and went to work for PanAm airlines. She was with PanAm until they were no longer in existence and then went to work for Hertz Rentals. Upon her retirement from Hertz she returned to the family homestead in Rhinelander to help care for her aging parents. She has lived here since that time.

Besides her talents as a business woman she was very talented artistically. She was a gifted painter, excelled in calligraphy and she designed thousands of cards for many different occasions.

Since her childhood, her faith in her Lord and Savior guided her throughout her life. She was a longtime member of the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church and was active in the Ladies Aid until just recently. She will be missed greatly by her family, friends and her church family.

Lovey is survived by her nieces and nephews and many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and her sisters Mary and JoAnn.

Visitation for Lovey will be held on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 from noon to 1 p.m., with funeral services following at 1 p.m., all at the Carlson Funeral Home. Reverend Craig Weber will officiate.

Interment will follow in the Forest Home Cemetery. You may leave your private condolences for the Kosbab family at The Carlson Funeral Home (715-369-1414) is serving the Kosbab family.

Reader Comments

Posted: Thursday, June 17, 2021
Article comment by: William rodd

too bad, so sad, love bill rodd

Article Comment Submission Form
Please feel free to submit your comments.

Article comments are not posted immediately to the Web site. Each submission must be approved by the Web site editor, and meet the comment guidelines (see "Comment Guidelines" at right). There may be a delay of 24-48 hours for any submission while the web site editor reviews and approves it.

Note: All information on this form is required. Your telephone number and email address is for our use only, and will not be attached to your comment.
Submit an Article Comment
First Name:
Last Name:
Anti-SPAM Passcode Click here to see a new mix of characters.
This is an anti-SPAM device. It is not case sensitive.

Advanced Search
search sponsored by

Subscription Login

Order photo reprints

Advertising Information

Community Connections
Submit to Newspaper...

Ced Vig's books for sale
Kris Gilbertson's 'I Recall...'

Facebook | All Things | Wisconsin Lottery | The Lakeland Times - affiliate | Winter Road Conditions | Snow/Trail Conditions

The Northwoods River News | Walker Communications, LLC
232 S. Courtney Street, Rhinelander, WI 54501 | Office (715) 365-6397 | Fax (715) 365-6361

Corporate billing office: The Lakeland Times / Lakeland Printing Inc. | P.O. Box 790, Minocqua, WI 54548 | (715) 356-5236 | Fax (715) 358-2121
Members of the Wisconsin Newspaper Association, Wisconsin Community Papers, Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce, Minocqua Area Chamber of Commerce

Site Design and Content | Copyright 2021 1up!

Software © 1998-2021 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved