Paul Bollheimer (1919 - 2016)

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HOUSTON, Texas — Paul A. Bollheimer died peacefully in his sleep at 96 years of age in Houston, Texas on July 13.

He was a geophysical engineer from the Colorado School of Mines and played major roles in the discovery of three "super giant" oil fields in Libya, Alaska and Venezuela. He was a World War II veteran who enlisted in the US Marine Corps in January 1942 serving until 1947. His name is on his high school "Wall of Honor" in Ohio.

Paul and his wife Jane Stugart of Williamsport, Pennsylvania, were married for 52 years; she preceded him in death in 2000.

He is survived by his sister, Martha (Bollheimer) Simon, of Russia, Ohio; his brother, Richard Bollheimer, of Coldwater, Ohio; Don and wife, Barb, Bollheimer, of Minster, Ohio; and sister-in-law, Vilma Bollheimer, of Piqua, Ohio.

He was pre-deceased by brother, Homer and wife, Fran, Bollheimer, of Illlinois; sister Eileen (Bollheimer) Thomas, of California; brother Alfred and wife, Millie, Bollheimer, of Michigan; brother, Bob Bollheimer, of Fort Loramie; brother-in-law, Shep Simon, of Russia; sister-in-law, Betty Bollheimer, of Fort Loramie; and brother, Kenny Bollheimer, of Piqua.

He is also survived by son, Ron Bollheimer, of Nevada; stepdaughter, Donna (Kitchen) Brossette, Nevada. His stepson, Ritter Allan Kitchen, of Texas, predeceased him.

He is survived by his granddaughter, Stephanie Bollheimer, of New York; and by stepchildren, Jennifer (Kitchen) Lee, of Pennsylvania, Matthew Kitchen, of Pennsylvania, Michael Kitchen, of Texas; Suzanne (Kitchen) Jeanes, of Texas, Patrick Brossette, of California; Dede Brossette, of California, and Eric Cameron, of Canada.

His stepson, Mark Brossette, predeceased him.

He is also survived by ten stepgrandchildren.

Funeral services and interment with military honors took place at Memorial Oaks Funeral Home and cemetery on July 19.

Published in Sidney Daily News from July 19 to July 20, 2016
Arrangements under the direction of:
Memorial Oaks Funeral Home
13001 Katy Fwy | Houston, TX 77079 | (281) 497-2210
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