Herbert George “Herb” Bolinger, Sr., 71, formerly of Tomahawk Trail and most recently a two-year resident of Miller’s Merry Manor, 600 Oakhill Ave., Plymouth, has died.
Herb died of natural causes on Thursday, March 9, 2000, at 2:34 a.m. in the Emergency Room of St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center, Plymouth.
Born in Plymouth the son of George R. and Sarah E. Voreis Bolinger on February 19, 1929, Herb attended St. Michael’s school and Plymouth schools.
On October 8, 1946, in Plymouth, Herb and Paulina J. Snyder were married. Paulina died on October 9, 1987.
Herb was employed as a stockroom worker with the Plymouth McCord Corp. for 44 1/2 years. He retired in 1991.
An outdoorsman, he enjoyed fishing and hunting and collected guns as a hobby.
He was a member and past officer of the Plymouth Eagles Lodge and a former member of the Moose Lodge 741.
Two sons survive his death: Raymond C. and Connie Bolinger, Mishawaka and Herbert G., Jr., and Denise Bolinger of Nashville, Tenn. Four grandchildren survive as well.
Herb was preceded in death by his parents, his wife and two sisters, Stella Rose Young and Olive Alderfer.
Friends may visit with the family in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth, on Saturday, March 11, 2000, from 9 to 11 a.m.
The Rev. Anthony Gillespie, pastor of St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church where Herb was a member, will officiate at the Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Saturday in the church, 600 N. Center St., Plymouth.
Burial will be in New Oakhill Cemetery, Plymouth.
Memorial gifts in Herb’s name may be made to the Miller’s Merry Manor Activity Fund.