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Dorothy Jeanette Crume Bollinger
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Birth: Jan. 17, 1926
Elkhart County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jun. 10, 2007
Kosciusko County
Indiana, USA

JUNE 11, 2007

WARSAW-- D. Jeanette Bollinger, 81, of 1630 S. County Farm Road, died 4 a.m. Sunday (June 10, 2007) at Miller Merry Manor in Warsaw.

She was born Jan. 17, 1926, in, in Elkhart County to Wilbur Rose and Mary Marie (Fulford) Crume. She married Dean R. Bollinger on Jan. 17, 1946, at the First Brethren Church in Goshen. He died Aug. 9, 1989.

She is survived by two daughters, Sandra Bollinger of New Paris and Paula (Ron Thompson) Shalley of Warsaw; one son, Greg (Pat Redman) Bollinger of Waesaw; one sister, Hazel Purciarele of Elkhart; one brother, Leonard Crume of Goshen; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, Thomas Bollinger; one daughter, Claudia Bollinger; one brother, Arthur Crume; and two sister, Irene Detwiler and Alyce Ulrey.

Visitation is set for 2 to 8 p.m. on Thuesday at Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret Funeral Home, 311 S. Main St., Goshen. The body will lie in repose an hour prior to the sirvice, set for 11 a.m. Wednesday at New Paris of the Brethern on the corner of Fourth and Division streets in New Paris. Pastor Stan Godfrey of the Church of the Brethern will officiate and burial will take place at New Paris Cemetery.

Mrs. Bollinger was a homemaker and worked at the former Oli Lamp Restaurant in New Paris, where she used to live, for 20 years. She was a member of New Paris Church of the Brethern, Gauduted from Goshen High School in 1944 and loved her grandchildren and Great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the New Paris Church of the Brethern and online condolences may be sent at

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Dorothy Jeanette was born to Wilbur Rose and Mary Marie (Fulford) Crume. She was adopted and raised by Walter and Nellie (Beane) Wambold, after her mother died and her father was unable to take care of the small children by himself. Her parents Wilbur Rose and Mary Marie (Fulford) Crume were married on April 25, 1917 in Elkhart IN. Her sibilings are as followed, Rebecca Rose, Irene, Alice, Arthur W., Hazel, Mary Lou and Wilbur Crume. Rebecca Rose was killed in an auto accident on June 16, 1928, Mary Lou was born dead on July 25, 1927, Wilbur died during child birth on Nov. 29, 1929, and their mother died on Dec. 11, 1929, just twelve days later from problems with the child birth of Wilbur. After all that had happened, their father Wilbur Rose Crume was unable to take care of the small children. So they were put up for adoption. Wilbur married his second wife Violet Pauline Barhydt on August 23, 1931, in IN. Their children are as followed, Richard Crume, Leonard Raymond Crume, Ralph Earl Crume, Athena May (Crume) Sharum and Jacquelin Diane (Crume) Besson.


Groom: Dean Richard Bollinger
Groom's race: White
Groom's date of birth: 06 Sep 1926
Groom's place of birth: Goshen, Elkhart Co., Indiana
Groom's residence: New Paris, Elkhart Co., Indiana
Groom's number of marriage: First
Groom's father: Roldin Bollinger
Groom's mother: Hilda Stump
Bride: Dorothy Jeanette Wambold (Was adopted, birth name is Dorothy Jeanette Crume)
Bride's race: White
Bride's date of birth: 17 Jan 1926
Bride's place of birth: Goshen, Elkhart Co., Indiana
Bride's residence: Goshen, Elkhart Co., Indiana
Bride's number of marriage: First
Bride's father: Walter Wambold
Bride's mother: Nellie Beane
Bride's birth father: Wilbur Rose Crume
Bride's birth mother: Mary Marie Fulfold
Date of license: 14 Jan 1946
County of License: Elkhart
Date of marriage: 17 Jan 1946
Place of marriage: Elkhart, Elkhart Co., Indiana

**Athena May (Crume) Sharum is my mother.**

Walter W. and Nellie M. (Beane) Wambold were married in ELkhart Co., Indinan on Dec. 18, 1918 according to their records.
Family links: 
  Wilbur Rose Crume (1899 - 1963)
  Mary Marie Fulford Crume (1897 - 1929)
  Dean Richard Bollinger (1926 - 1989)*
  Thomas Richard Bollinger (1948 - 1948)*
  Claudia Jeanne Bollinger (1950 - 1951)*
  Rebecca Rose Crume (1917 - 1928)*
  Irene Marie (Crume) Mahr Detwiler (1919 - 1995)*
  Arthur W. Crume (1921 - 1991)*
  Hazel Annabelle (Crume) Mohr Purciarele (1922 - 2008)*
  Alice Crume Davis (1925 - 1998)*
  Dorothy Jeanette Crume Bollinger (1926 - 2007)
  Mary Lou Crume (1927 - 1927)*
  D. Wilbur Crume (1929 - 1929)*
  Leonard Raymond Crume (1933 - 2010)**
  William Richard Crume (1934 - 2013)**
  Ralph Earl Crume (1937 - 2013)**
*Calculated relationship
Note: BURIED ON JUNE 13, 2007.
New Paris Cemetery
New Paris
Elkhart County
Indiana, USA
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