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Howard E. Bolen

May 9, 1943 September 29, 2008
Howard E. Bolen
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Obituary for Howard E. Bolen
German Valley - Howard E. Bolen, 65, of German Valley, died Monday, September 29, 2008, in his home, after a sudden illness. Born May 9, 1943, in Freeport, the son of Clarence and Pearl Bolen. He graduated from Leaf River High School in 1961 and Huntington College, Indiana, in 1965. Howard taught fifth grade at Milledgeville-Chadwick for 41 years and was a lifetime farmer in the rural German Valley area. He was an active member of North Grove Christian Church, North Grove Evangelical Cemetery board, and Stephenson County Antique Engine Club.

Howard is lovingly survived by his brother, Harvey (Sheila) Bolen; nephew, Joshua Bolen, both of German Valley; uncle, Lloyd Bolen of Oregon; and several cousins.

He was predeceased by his parents, Clarence, on August 23, 1973 and Pearl, on July 9, 2003.

Funeral Information

Service is at 10:00 a.m., Friday, October 3, 2008, in North Grove Christian Church, 11702 N. Mount Morris Road, Leaf River, with the Rev. Carlton K. Easley officiating. Burial in North Grove Evangelical Cemetery, in Leaf River. Visitation 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Thursday, October 2, 2008, in Genandt Funeral Home, 145 Church St., German Valley.
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