May 5, 2016

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Mary Kathryn Colbert

Colbert_MaryMary Kathryn Colbert (Takacs), 65, died Sunday, April 27, 2014, in Seattle, Washington. She was born May 9, 1948 in Wadsworth, to the late Steve and Angie Takacs.

An avid horse rider, she enjoyed life and spending time with her friends.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Sondra Stringfield. She is survived by her brother, Steve (Sharon) Takacs; sister, Sue (Bill) Oberli; aunt, Molly Jurecic; special nieces, Susan (Kent) and Kelly (Tim); special nephew, William (Mary Beth); nephews, cousins, great-nieces and great-nephews, friends and a special aunt to Violet, Breiton, Daisy and Phoebe.

Her family would like to give special thanks to her Publicis Seattle Family for all of the kindness and help they gave her during her two year battle with cancer.

A memorial service will be held Friday, May 9, 2014, 12 Noon, at Hilliard-Rospert Funeral Home, 174 N. Lyman Street in Wadsworth, where the family will receive friends one hour prior to service time. Private burial was held at Woodlawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Helping Hoofs, a horse rescue and rehabilitation facility, also where her beloved horse, Johnny Up, is living, at 26295 Willard Road, Alfalfa, OR 97701 or HRCI for cancer research at 233 Fifth Ave., Suite 4A, New York NY 10016. 330-334-1501