Margaret Kolk

Jonesburg, MO. |

Margaret L. Kolk, 94, passed away Sunday, October 8, 2023 at Jonesburg Nursing and Rehabilitation in Jonesburg, MO.

She was born on April 4, 1929 in St. Louis, MO the daughter of William and Susie (Janco) Petrini. She married Wesley Lee "Jack" Kolk on January 6, 1952 in Pocahontas, AR, and he preceded her in death on April 14, 1975.

Margaret was a graduate of Beaumont High School in St. Louis. She worked much of her life in retail at Famous-Barr in Northland and Venture in Alton. In her free time she enjoyed cheering for the Blues and the Cardinals.

Margaret is survived by one son, Wesley Kolk, and his wife, Kris; and one daughter Kim Kolk, and her husband, Jack Striebel. She is also survived by six grandchildren: Kristin (Cory) Cotner, Justin (Lauren) Striebel, Brendan Kolk, Breanna Kolk, Bryce Kolk, and JT Striebel; five great-grandchildren; a sister, Sis Bain; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, "Jack," she is preceded in death by her parents; two daughters, Patti Kolk and Cindy Kolk; and two sisters, Ruth Malloy and Evelyn Hobson.

Visitation will be held Friday, October 13, 2023, from 10:00 am until the time of service at 12:00 pm at Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home 2521 Edwards St. Alton, IL  62002.

Burial will take place in the Upper Alton Cemetery.

Online condolences and guestbook may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home

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