Mary Jean Bolie, 86, of Cleghorn, and formerly of Ruthven, passed away Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at the Cherokee Villa Nursing & Rehab Center.
Graveside services will be held on Saturday, April 16, at 10 a.m. at Union Cemetery in Humboldt. There will be no visitation. Online condolences may be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com.
Mary Jean was born on Feb. 3, 1925 to Milford D. & Florence (Blumker) Hayden at Humboldt. She attended and graduated from Ruthven High School. She received a B.A. Degree and a Master's Degree from Buena Vista College in Special Education. She was united in marriage to Weldon Bolie in 1953 at Graettinger. She taught special education for several years until retiring due to health reasons. She was a member and Past Matron of the Order of Eastern Star.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Weldon in 2003; a brother and sister-in-law, Dr. M. D. and Frances Hayden; and a sister, Joyce Hayden.
She is survived by three nieces and one nephew: Connie Cundy and her husband George of Minneapolis, Minn.; Dr. Patricia Harrison of Cherokee; Linda Burkhart and her husband Terry of Cherokee; Michael Hayden and his wife Linn of Ankeny; nine great nieces and nephews.