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Donald James Bollman
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Birth: Apr. 9, 1907, USA
Death: Nov. 24, 1979

Donald James Bollman was the son of Edna Perkins and Ira Bollman. He lived in the Luana area most of his life. He like to fish and garden. He worked at the Luana Creamery for many years and later married the love of his youth Gladys. They owned and operated a lawn mover and chain saw shop in Monona for many years. He died of cancer at the age of 72. At the time of his death he and Gladys lived in Volney Iowa just a few miles from the Bollman family farm where he continued to fix lawn movers and chain saws and garden.. His brotheres were Clyde, Avery, Everett, and Leo his sisters were Helen and Leatrice. He was a quiet man and a gentle man. He was a friend to all who knew him. He is missed by his family.

Services were held with a prayer service Tuesday, November 27, 1979 at 10:30 at Schultz's Funeral home and 11:30 church services held at Forest Mills Church, rural Postville, for Donal James Bollman, who passed away on November 24, 1979. Pastor Curtis Webster officiated. Burial was in the Smithfield Cemetery, rural Luana. Pallbearers were members of the Leslie H. Smith American Legion Post 519 and the Amvets Post 27. Military services at graveside were conducted by the above organizations. Honorary pallbearers were Jerry Bollman, James Bollman, Clark Bollman, Scott Bollman, Mike Walz, and Dean Walz. Organist was Lanny Marting. Schultz's Funeral Home in Monona held charge of arrangements.

Donald James Bollman, the son of Ira S. and Edna Mae Perkins Bollman, was born April 9, 1907 at Postville. He was baptized and confirmed. He received his education in the schools of the area. He was employed by the Luana Creamery as a bookkeeper for 27 years. In 1942 he was inducted into the Army, where he served as Medic until his discharge in 1945. He was a member of Leslie H.Smith American Legion Post 519, and the Amvet Post 27. Along with his brother-in-law, Maurice Price, they opened the B & P Shop in Monona. He retired in 1975.

On March 22, 1974, he was united in marriage to Gladys Cords. They have resided in Volney since 1974. He died Saturday, November 24, 1979 at Veterans Memorial Hospital, Waukon, having reached the age of 72 years, 7 months, 15 days. Preceding him in death were his parents and his sister, Mrs. Maurice (Helen) Price.

Surviving him is his wife, Gladys, daughter, Mrs. James (Karon) Hendrickson of Farley, two granddaughters, Barbara and Debra, four brothers, Clyde of Strawberry Point, Avery of Waverly, Everett of Luana, Leo of Monona, and one sister, Mrs. Leatrice Sharp of Prairie du Chien, Wisc. He will be sadly missed by those who knew and loved him.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Ira Sanky Bollman (1877 - 1965)
  Edna Mae Perkins Bollman (1885 - 1941)
 
 Spouse:
  Gladys Ann Cords Bollman (1911 - 2010)*
 
 Siblings:
  Donald James Bollman (1907 - 1979)
  Helen Bollman Price (1908 - 1974)*
  Clyde Marlow Bollman (1911 - 2003)*
  Avery W Bollman (1918 - 2003)*
  Everett Lyle Bollman (1919 - 2004)*
  Leo E Bollman (1922 - 2008)*
  Leatrice Ileen Bollman Sharp (1924 - 1996)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Smithfield Cemetery
Volney
Allamakee County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Marcia Bollman Harris -h...
Record added: Jul 05, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5592546
Donald James Bollman
Added by: Karon Hendrickson
 
Donald James Bollman
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Donald James Bollman
Added by: Marcia Bollman Harris -homebodytwo
 
 
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Merry Christmas Don, we love and miss you
- Karon Hendrickson
 Added: Dec. 24, 2013
Happy Thanksgiving Don, we miss you so.
- Karon Hendrickson
 Added: Nov. 28, 2013
Miss the best step dad and grandfather there was. Mom is with you now.
- Karon and family
 Added: Feb. 9, 2012
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