FRANK P. KOLBE, JR., LTCOL, USMCR
Frank Kolbe, Jr. '60
Date of birth: April 23, 1936
Date of death: July 19, 1981
From the 1960 Lucky Bag:
It is with great sorrow that we report the death of Classmate Frank P. Kolbe, Jr. on 19 July 1981 aboard USS Guam (LPH 9). As a crew member aboard a CH-53 Sea Stallion helicopter, Frank was serving a two-week stint in Reserve Marine Helicopter Squadron 772 out of NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania. Surviving are wife Barbara, daughters Elizabeth, Susan, Kathryn, son Chip, and parents Mr. and Mrs. Frank P. Kolbe Sr. Military memorial services were held at St. Matthews Lutheran Church in Perkasie, Pennsylvania.
The thoughts and prayers of all Class of ‘60 are with the Kolbe family. Raymond Burkley SHIPMATE, October 1981
Frank is buried in Pennsylvania.