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Monday, June 29th, 2009
Jerry Bollenbacher
Jerry L. Bollenbacher, 69, Rockford, died at 10:02 a.m. June 27, 2009, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne, Ind.
He was born Aug. 15, 1939, in Mercer County to William and Mary Jane Luttman Bollenbacher. His father survives in Celina. On July 14, 1979, he married Jean Taylor, who survives.
Other survivors are his children, Ronnie (Kathy) Bollenbacher, Bryant, Ind., David Bollenbacher, Pennville, Ind., Susan (Paul) Cassel, Dunkirk, Ind., Faith (Roger) Nelson, Convoy, Vickie (Dan) Trim, Ypsilanti, Mich., Laura (Tim) Alexander, Celina, Jesse (Teri) McNall, Glens Falls, N.Y., and Brian (Sara) Bollenbacher, Van Wert; a sister, Gloria (Kent) Schindler, Berne, Ind.; 20 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
He retired in 1998 from the former Huffy Corporation, Celina, after 21 years of service.
Service is 4 p.m. Wednesday at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home and Crematory, Van Wert, the Rev. Chris Stahlman officiating.
Calling is 3-4 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the March of Dimes or the American Diabetes Association.
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