I am Ivan Koloffs daughter, Rachel Marley, and I have created this account for my dad. With his passing, we have set aside this page as an "IVAN KOLOFF MEMORIAL FUND". Any money donated in his memory will be given directly to Ivan's wife, Renae, to help with expenses. We are saddened that he is no longer here with us but we rejoice in knowing where he is; with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. He has received his healing. My dad was diagnosed with liver cirrhosis about 10 years ago but he chose not to make this announcement public to his fans and friends. Instead, he wanted to follow doctors orders and keep on going out and spreading God's Word. In previous years, my dad enjoyed staying busy trying to help as many people as he could. He enjoyed making wrestling appearances, helping with various fundraisers (such as signing autographs to support Children's Miracle Network), among other appearances over the years since he retired from wrestling in 1989, earning extra money to offset his disability check. He enjoyed meeting his fans and friends and having my mom, Renae, travel with him to help him. After a bad report from the doctors, that cancer had shown up on his liver and was inoperable, he was no longer able to travel or make appearances. His liver function was failing. We were saddend and shocked at how fast things progressed but we are thankful he did not suffer. He passed away Saturday, February 18, peacefully with my mother, Renae, by his side. Our family appreciates ANY financial help that you feel that you are able to give, no matter how small, during this most difficult time. 100% of donations made in memory of my dad will go directly to Renae, his wife. If you are unable to donate, please keep our family in your prayers. Thank You so very much and May God Bless You!
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