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John Roger Bolte
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Birth: Jan. 21, 1941
Grant County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Apr. 19, 2010
Garfield County
Oklahoma, USA

John Roger Bolte, 69, of Breckinridge, died Monday, April 19, 2010, at his home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Breckinridge with the Rev. Arthur M McCormick officiating. Burial will be at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home of Enid. Born Jan. 21, 1941, at their home west of Medford, he was the son of Opal Olliver and Rosa Arabella (Meritt) Bolte. He was baptized by the Rev. R.W. Sharp on Jan. 1, 1956, at the First Methodist Church in Jefferson and was confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church in Caney, Kan. on April 6, 1975, by the Rev. Carl Schuette. He was active in Trinity Lutheran Church in McAlester and was currently a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church of Breckinridge. He graduated from Jefferson High School in 1959 as salutatorian of his class. He served in the United States Army as corporal from 1960 to 1963 and was in the military police and color guard. He attended Northern Oklahoma Junior College in Tonkawa from 1963 to 1965 and then Oklahoma State University in Stillwater from 1965 to 1970, where he received his bachelor of science in agriculture and master of science through the Department of Entomology. He held life membership in the OSU Alumni Association. He married Linda Marie Roggow on May 24, 1969, at Immanuel Lutheran Church of Breckinridge. They had lived in North Carolina, Kansas and Oklahoma. He began his working career in October 1970, with Statistical Reporting Service, as a United States Department of Agriculture statistician in Raleigh, N.C. He was a partner in a stocker-feeder operation and raised corn in Caney from 1974 to 1977. He worked for the Oklahoma State Department of Agriculture a brief time before accepting the position of southeast district area entomology specialist with OSU Extension in 1978, headquartered in McAlester, and retired in 1995. After retirement, he again worked for the OSDA as a pesticide field inspector from 1995 to 2005. He enjoyed gardening, beekeeping, woodworking, furniture refinishing, OSU football and wrestling, and hunting. Survivors include his wife, Linda, of the home; two sons, Brad and wife, Adena, of Mannford, and Karl and wife, Carey, Lenexa, Kan. Also, four grandchildren, Hailey, Asher, Micah and Peyton; one sister, Stevana Gilbert, Nevada, Mo.; one niece, Tama Hinton; two nephews, Tim and Roger Gilbert; aunt, Edna Meritt, and numerous cousins. He was preceded in death by his mother; two brothers, Brook and Opal Gene, who died in a house fire in 1946, and his father, who died in 1979.
(McAlester News Capital) 
Breckinridge Lutheran Cemetery
Garfield County
Oklahoma, USA
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