John Boldt, age 92, a longtime resident of Colorado Springs, passed away on November 23, 2013 at a local care center. He was a loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend.|
John was born on June 27, 1921 in Marion, South Dakota to the late Henry and Helen (Becker) Boldt. He married C. Laverne Winn on July 29, 1945 in Petaluma, California. John served honorably for 20 years in the United States Air Force. After retirement, he continued to work for 20 years as a salesman for Sears. He was a longtime member of the Vista Grande Church of God in Colorado Springs.
John is survived by his three children: Marsha (Tom) Harmon of Fountain, Colorado; Darwin (Marilyn) Boldt of Centennial, Colorado; and Douglas (Teri) Boldt of San Antonio, Texas. He is also survived by nine grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Laverne, in 2005.
Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 30, 2013 at the Memorial Gardens Cemetery & Funeral Home Chapel. Inurnment will be in the Memorial Gardens Chapel Mausoleum.
Published in The Gazette on Nov. 28, 2013