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Delmer Elmer "Dempsey" Bolen
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Birth: Jun. 7, 1921
Clearwater County
Idaho, USA
Death: Apr. 4, 1976
Lewiston
Nez Perce County
Idaho, USA

Better known to all as "Dempsey" as he was nicknamed after Jack Dempsey. Dempsey was raised on Bobbitt Bench. He worked in the woods as a timber faller while maintaining a small ranch which provided the hay for the cow or two that were raised there.

Dempsey married Violet Beck which Steven and Vickie were born of; this marriage ended in divorce. He married Maxine J McConkey on March 11, 1954. This marriage brought the apple of his eye Suzan McConkey who was Daddy's shadow. They were married until his death. He was survived by several grandchildren.

The coffee was always on and the door was always open to family and friends.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Elmer Bolen (1886 - 1956)
  Ruby Nettie Graham Bolen (1892 - 1968)
 
 Spouses:
  Maxine June McCollam Bolen (1922 - 1998)*
  Violet Mae Beck Devlin (1924 - 2013)*
 
 Sibling:
  Dorothy May Bolen Ragan (1915 - 1994)*
  Delmer Elmer Bolen (1921 - 1976)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
s/o Elmer & Ruby
 
Burial:
Riverside Cemetery
Orofino
Clearwater County
Idaho, USA
 
Maintained by: B. Flowers
Originally Created by: Anita M. (Fontaine) Kell...
Record added: Oct 25, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43510359
Delmer Elmer Dempsey Bolen
Added by: Anita M. (Fontaine) Keller
 
 
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- Johanson3J
 Added: May. 4, 2013

- Bill Vanderpool
 Added: May. 31, 2012
Papa, you passed away far to young. You are like the butterfly who is there for a fleeting moment, but leaves beautiful memories. Will always remember you and miss you greatly.
- B. Flowers
 Added: May. 30, 2012
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