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Russell "Rusty" Vernon Bolster Chard
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Birth: Jan. 5, 1913
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
Death: Mar. 27, 1998
Branch County
Michigan, USA

Russell "Rusty" Vernon Bolster was born on 05 Jan 1913 in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan. He was the son of Israel & Goldie (McIntyre) Bolster. His parents seperated soon after his birth and Goldie and her two children Mabel and Rusty moved to Union City. Arriving in Union City she was Louie Chard's housekeeper and took care of his three children from his marriage to Bernice Karker. On 20 Jul 1918 Louie and Goldie were married in Coldwater. Rusty used his stepfather's surname (Chard) while growing up in Union City, and on October 1, 1942, had the families surname legally changed from Bolster to Chard.
Family links: 
  Irwin "Israel" Justus Bolster (1888 - 1974)
  Goldie Chard (1891 - 1941)
  Mary Caroline Knauss Chard (1922 - 2011)*
  Russell "Rusty" Vernon Bolster Chard (1913 - 1998)
  Daniel Carl Bolster (1918 - 1987)**
*Calculated relationship
Riverside Cemetery
Union City
Branch County
Michigan, USA
Maintained by: Ron Chard
Originally Created by: Dena West
Record added: Nov 02, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43838928
Russell Rusty Vernon <i>Bolster</i> Chard
Added by: Ron Chard
Russell Rusty Vernon <i>Bolster</i> Chard
Added by: Ron Chard
Russell Rusty Vernon <i>Bolster</i> Chard
Added by: Dena West
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with respect to a distant cousin
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 Added: Apr. 24, 2012

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