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Kenneth Bolinger Clearfield

Published: Tuesday, March 12, 2013 11:30 a.m. CDT

Kenneth G. Bolinger, 81, of Clearfield died March 9, 2013, at Clearview Home in Clearfield.

Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 13, at Clearfield Christian Church. The Rev. Tim Maxa will officiate. Private burial will be in Graceland Cemetery in Creston. Visitation will be after the service until 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the church. A memorial fund has been established in his name to be decided later. Watson-Armstrong Funeral Home, 205 W. Monroe St., Mount Ayr, is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.watsonarmstrongfh.com.

Kenneth G. Bolinger, son of Suzie H. (Scott) and John R. Bolinger, was born June 4, 1931, at home south of Mount Ayr.

Kenny grew up in Ringgold and Taylor counties.

In March 1950, Kenny married Marcia Haynes. She died May 1, 1994.

Kenny worked for Farmers Coop in Creston and retired as the manager.

Kenny was a member of the Eagles Lodge in Creston and Clearfield Christian Church.

In 1995, Kenny married Sherry Boyer Mullin. They made their home in Clearfield since 1997.

Kenny is survived by his wife Sherry Bolinger of Clearfield; son Curtis Bolinger of Creston; grandsons, Rowdy and Alex Bolinger of Creston; stepdaughters, Kathryn Kirby of Centerville and Karole (Barry) Weeks of Ryan; stepgrandchildren, Nickolas Kirby, Trevor Weeks, Cooper Weeks, Katelynn Kirby and Gracie Weeks; brother Loren (Dorothy) Bolinger of Blockton; father-in-law Marvin Boyer of Clearfield; brother-in-law Doug (Deb) Boyer of Clearfield; nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

In addition to his first wife, Kenny was preceded in death by his parents; son Mike May 14, 1969; siblings, Rex (Austie) Bolinger, Opal (Clyde) Rinehart, Everett (Leona) Bolinger, Virgil Bolinger, Paul Bolinger, Clarence Bolinger, Lloyd (Violet) Bolinger and Weldon (Rose) Bolinger; mother-in-law Betty Boyer; and step-son-in-law Phillip Kirby.

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