Donald Bollenbach

Donald Bollenbach

  • Funeral Date: 7/09/16
  • Funeral Time: 11:00 A.M.
  • Date of Birth: 3/31/28
  • Date of Death: 7/03/16
  • Funeral Location: Nerstrand United Methodist Church

Donald C. Bollenbach, 88, of Knob Noster, MO, passed away Sunday, July 3, 2016 at Lenoir Woods Skilled Nursing Center in Columbia, MO.

Donald was born March 31, 1928 in Faribault, MN, the son of Lyle C. and Anna (Amacher) Bollenbach.

After graduating from Faribault High School, he spent several years farming before serving four years in the U.S. Air Force.

He was united in marriage on October 29, 1950 to Nelda E. Wolf in Washington, D.C.

Following his separation from the Air Force, he began employment with the Bank of Knob Noster, MO where he attained the position of Vice President and Cashier before retiring in December of 1990 after 33 years of service to the community.

Donald was a member of the Knob Noster United Methodist Church and served as its financial secretary for over 50 years until retiring in 2013. He was also a dedicated member of the Knob Noster Lions Club for 56 years and served as treasurer of this organization for more than 30 years. He was the recipient of the Melvin Jones Fellowship Award given by the Lions International Foundation for outstanding service to the organization and community twice. During his lifetime, Don enjoyed traveling, model railroading, coin and stamp collecting, woodworking, and gardening.

Donald is survived by his wife, Nelda, of the home; a daughter, Vicki Brocksmith and her husband, Dr. James Brocksmith, of Hartsburg; a son, Craig Bollenbach and wife, Rev. Linda Bollenbach, of Nixa; and five grandchildren, Rachel (BrockSmith) and husband Lt. Benjamin Brammeier, Rebecca (Brocksmith) and husband Tyler Scheets, Spencer Brocksmith, Michael and Kelsey Bollenbach.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, July 9, 2016 at Nerstrand United Methodist Church with Rev. Lora Sturm and Rev. Linda M. Bollenbach officiating. Music will be provided by Rolf Enger and Vickie Schweistahl. Interment will be in Evangelical Cemetery, Nerstrand. Pallbearers will be Harold Bonde, Delbert Bultman, Bryan Lips, Bruce Lips, Randall Lips and Kevin Wille. The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until service time.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Evangelical Cemetery.

Arrangements are with the Bierman Funeral Home.

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