Hubert Elmer "Butch" Collmar

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ARLINGTON -- Hubert Elmer "Butch" Collmar, 89, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015, in Arlington. Memorial service: 2 p.m. Thursday at Wade Family Funeral Home, 4140 W. Pioneer Parkway, Arlington. Memorials: Memorial gifts may be made to Wounded Warrior Project at, or 904-296-7350. Butch was born July 16, 1926, in Moundsville, W.Va., to Martin Van Buren Collmar and Minnie Clara Taylor Collmar. He received a bachelor of science in commerce at Utah State Agricultural College. He was a former resident of Brigham, Utah, and then Petersburg, Va., prior to moving to Arlington in 2003. Butch retired from the U.S. Army as a colonel having served during World War II. He worked in Civil Service as an employee development specialist. In Brigham City, Utah, Butch worked at the Intermountain Indian School as a guidance counselor and later as department head. He also was a longtime football manager and umpire for the boys. He enjoyed playing golf whenever and wherever he could. Butch attended church at Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church for the past 12 years. Butch was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Bruce Knowlton Collmar; and his grandsons, Brandon Collmar and infant, Cole Zundel. Survivors: Wife of 12 years, JoAnne; his sons, Dennis Hubert Collmar and Jeffrey Lynn Collmar and wife, Kristina; his daughter, Diane Collmar Zundel and husband, Rick; stepdaughters, Karen Chappell and husband, Doug, and Kim Marsh and husband, Dan; stepson, Jim Wilson and wife, Sharon; 15 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Wade Family Funeral Home Arlington, 817-274-9233

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  1. Joann and Family, We are greatly saddened by your loss. Butch will be missed by one and all. Please accept our most sincere condolences. May his soul rest in peace.
    Pete and Laureen Jacobs
    Arlington, TX

  2. Butch was such a wonderful person and a joy to be around. He always took such great care of our Grand Jo and for that we will always love him! He will be missed.

    We love you!

    Kenny, Ashley & Samson Marsh

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