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Barbara Lois Bolen

February 4, 1940 ~ October 21, 2017 (age 77)

Barbara Lois Bolen, 77, Wabash, died on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at Miller's Merry Manor West in Wabash.  She was born on February 4, 1940 in Blackford County to Issac D. & Emalyne (Maish) Jones.

Barbara was a graduate of Hartford City High School and attended Faith Baptist Church.  She retired as an inspector of United Technologies and as a Certified Nursing Assistant for Vernon Manor.  

She is survived by sons; Edward L. (Renata) Bolen, Roann, Indiana and Randall Lee (Christie) Bolen, Lagro, Indiana. Daughter: Rebecca Sue Bolen, Wabash, Indiana. Grandchildren; Erica Lynn (Kurt) Synder, Chaston Lee (Pepper) Smithers, Jason Michael (Tiffani) Bolen, Cassandra Phyllis (Zach) Dutton, Anthony Thomas Bolen, Brady Michael Bolen, Charles Joseph (Laura) Holley and Chad Michael (Amber) Holley and 15 great-grandchildren.  She is preceded in death by her parents, three sisters and one brother.  

Private graveside services will be at a later date at Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash, Indiana with Pastor Daniel Boone as the officiant. Arrangements have been entrusted to McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992.  

Preferred memorials are to the Faith Baptist Church. 

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Memorial Lawns Cemetery
Manchester Ave
Wabash, Indiana 46992

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