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artist , practitioner , Advertising executive , poet

Marilyn Hopf Kolbeson, American holistic practitioner, artist, retired advertising executive, poet. Certified holistic memory release practitioner.


Kolbeson, Marilyn Hopf was born on June 9, 1930 in Cincinnati. Daughter of Henry Dilg Hopt and Carolyn Josephine (Brown) Hopf.


Student, University Cincinnati, 1947—1948. Student, University Cincinnati, 1950.


Interior decorator Metro Carpet, 1971-1977. Sales and marketing manager Cox Patrick United Van Lines, 1977-1980. Sales marketing manager Creative Incentives, Houston, 1980-1981.

President Ad Sense, Inc., 1981-1987, M.H. Kolbeson & Associates, Houston, 1987, Seattle, from 1987, The Phoenix Books, Seattle, 1987-1990, METASELF Healing, Seattle, from 1999. Board directors Umbrella Productions. Consultant N.L.P. Practitioner and Consultant.

Aircraft business management consultant, Seattle, 1988—1990. Holographic memory release practitioner, from 1996. Cooking demonstrator, nutritional advisor Puget Consumers Cooperative, Seattle, 1991—2002.

Lecturer, consultant in field.


  • Certified holistic memory release practitioner.


  • Other Work

    • Author numerous poems. Heart Button Technique, 1995, Om Art angel meditation balls, 2002. Manager, associate producer: (museum comedy) Times Three, 1999.

      Production manager Of a Certain Age, 2002, 2004. Green Scythe, 2004. Instrument keeper (group shows) Gentle Wind Project, since 1999, creator, artist Art in the Round, Faces on the Wall exhibit, since 2006.


Volunteer Seattle Public Schools, 1992—2005. Member citizens advisory board Arcola (Illinois) School District, 1964—1966. Member American Red Cross, Seattle.

Charter member Republican Task Force. Member advisory board Alief Indiana School District, 1981—1987, president, 1983—1984. Board directors Santa Maria Hostel, 1983—1986, vice president, 1983—1984.

Member citizen's advisory board American Institute Achievement, 1986—1987. Board directors Breighton Foundation Senior Housing Development, Seattle, 2000—2005, Southeast Seattle Senior Foundation, 2000—2006. Founder, president Mind Force, Houston, 1978—1987, Seattle, 1987—1995.

Founder META Group, from 1991, Meta-Self Healing Ministries, Seattle, from 1997. Member of National School Public Relations Association, International Society Poets, Institute Noetic Sciences, Houston Advertising Specialty Association (board directors 1984-1987, treasurer 1985, vice president 1986-1987), International Platform Association, World Future Society, National Association Mentally Illinois (Washington), Toastmasters (area governor 1978), Galleria Area Chamber of Chamber (board directors 1986-1987), Fair and Tender Ladies Book Group Seattle, Lakewood Seward Park Community Club, Grand Club (vice president 1986).


Children: Michael Llen, Kenneth Ray, Patrick James, Pamela Sue Kolbeson Lang, James Allan.

Henry Dilg Hopt Hopf

Carolyn Josephine (Brown) Hopf

Pamela Sue Kolbeson Lang Kolbeson

James Allan Kolbeson

Kenneth Ray Kolbeson

Michael Llen Kolbeson

Patrick James Kolbeson