Kathleen F. Bolen

East Tawas
September 7, 1929 - October 7, 2019

Visitations

Kathleen's family will welcome friends for visitation on Sunday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Buresh Funeral Home in Tawas City. On Sunday evening at 7:00 PM, a Scripture service will be prayed at the funeral home.

Service Location

Holy Family Catholic Church ~ East Tawas

Services

A funeral mass for Kathleen will be on Monday, October 14, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Holy Family Catholic Church with Reverend Tyler Bischoff officiating. Her family will welcome friends at church on Monday morning from 10:00 AM until the time of the funeral mass.

Obituary Notice

Kathleen F. Bolen, of East Tawas, passed away peacefully at the Iosco County Medical Care Facility on Monday, October 7, 2019, age 90 years. Kathleen was born in East Tawas on September 7, 1929 to John and Helen (Klenow) Bolen, Sr. She graduated high school in Tawas with the class of 1947. In her younger years, Kathleen worked for Marion's Dairy Bar serving ice cream. Later she went to work for Michigan Bell Telephone Company, primarily as a Line Scheduler. In 1979, and after 30 years at Michigan Bell, Kathleen finally decided to step away from her occupation and enjoy her well deserved retirement years. Kathleen will forever be remembered for all the knitting she did and the many precious gifts she would give to her family and friends that she crafted. Kathleen created and baked the most delicious and famous chocolate chip cookies! Above all, Kathleen truly enjoyed spending time with her family and making sure her home was beautifully decorated for each holiday! She was an active member of Holy Family Catholic Church and with the ladies group of the church, CCW. Kathleen also belonged to the Pioneer Retirement Club, which was a group of retiree's that met occasionally from Michigan Bell Telephone Company. She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her! Kathleen is survived by her sister, Judy (Roger) Brasseur of Saginaw; her brother, Michael (Janice) Bolen of East Tawas; 3 sisters-in-law, Mary (Bernard) Bolen, Ila (James) Bolen, and Joe Ann (Donald) Bolen; many nieces, nephews, cousins, and very special friends. Kathleen is preceded in death by her parents, John and Helen Bolen, Sr.; brothers, John Bolen, Jr., Bernard Bolen, James Bolen, Robert Bolen, and Donald Bolen; sister in law, Shirley (Robert) Bolen Fitzpatrick. Kathleen's family will welcome friends for visitation on Sunday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Buresh Funeral Home in Tawas City. On Sunday evening at 7:00 PM, a Scripture service will be prayed at the funeral home. A funeral mass for Kathleen will be on Monday, October 14, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Holy Family Catholic Church with Reverend Tyler Bischoff officiating. Her family will welcome friends at church on Monday morning from 10:00 AM until the time of the funeral mass. Kathleen will be laid to rest in the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in East Tawas. Those wishing to express their condolences through a memorial contribution are encouraged to make a donation to Holy Family Catholic Church in Kathleen's name. An online guest registry is available at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com.

Memorials

Those wishing to express their condolences through a memorial contribution are encouraged to make a donation to Holy Family Catholic Church in Kathleen's name.

Cemetery

St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery ~ East Tawas

Condolences

Mike and family. Please accept my sympathy, condolences, and prayers.
— Rick Vosburgh
Mike sorry to hear of your loss. Time just goes by so fast. Seams like your sister retired yesterday.
— Boss Hog UPS Joe
Mike, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
— Chrissy Brugger

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