John Boland


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Posted Online: Dec. 31, 2012, 5:58 pm
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John S. Boland, 97, of Resthave Nursing Home, Morrison, died Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012, at Resthave Nursing Home, Morrison.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Morrison United Methodist. Burial is at Grove Hill Cemetery, Morrison. Visitation is 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Bosma-Renkes, Morrison.
He was born Jan. 14, 1915. He married Marjorie Hammer June 4, 1939. She died Feb. 12, 1995.
Survivors include his son, John (Diane), Coarsegold, Calif.; daughter-in-law, Mary Heinzel, Peoria, Ill.; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren.












 



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