Donald D.”Don” Bollman, age 78 of Highland, IL, died Friday, August 12, 2016, at San Gabriel Memory Care in Highland, IL.
He was born on Tuesday, November 2, 1937, in East Saint Louis, IL, the son of Oliver and Florence (nee Schuette) Bollman.
On Saturday, October 9, 1965, he married Jo Ellen (nee Christ) Bollman at East St. Louis, IL. She survives in Highland, IL.
He was a member of Saint Paul Catholic Church. He was also a Life member of Knights of Columbus #1580, Highland, IL.
Donald was born in East St. Louis, IL. He graduated from Collinsville High School in 1955. He worked 30 years for the telephone company, started with Illinois Bell and retired with Ameritech, working at Collinsville, Edwardsville and Greenville. He and his wife had an orchard from 1976 to 1993, south of Highland on Buckeye Road, growing apples, peaches, plums and nectarines.
Wife – Jo Ellen Bollman (nee Christ), Highland, IL
Son – Robert A. “Bob” (Linda) Bollman, Highland, IL
Daughter – Kathy S. (Maurice “Pappy”) Rakers, Lebanon, IL
Grandchild – Dylan W. Bollman, Highland, IL
Sister – Jeanette (Ted) Hartwig, Collinsville, IL
Sister In-law – Lois Bollman, Collinsville, IL
He was preceded in death by:
Father – Oliver Bollman
Mother – Florence (nee Schuette) Bollman
Brother – Ronald Bollman (twin to Don) Died in 2009
Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.
Visitation will be held from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Tuesday, August 16, 2016, at Saint Paul Catholic Church in Highland, IL.
Memorial Funeral Mass will be at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, August 16, 2016, at Saint Paul Catholic Church in Highland, IL., with Rev. Father Pat G. Jakel, officiating.
Private Interment will be at Highland City Cemetery in Highland, IL.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Charity of Donor’s Choice.