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Etta Mae Bolen Obituary
Sept. 22, 1920 - Nov. 8, 2013

Etta Mae Bolen, age 93, of Farwell, passed away Friday, November 8, 2013 at her home. Etta Mae was born the daughter of Ernest and Luna (Holden) Dennison on September 22, 1920 in Amos, Arkansas. She had moved to Michigan with her family as a teenager. Etta Mae was united in marriage to Kenneth E. Bolen on October 11, 1942. Ken predeceased her on October 1, 1998. Etta Mae had worked at the Clare Cleaners until 1970. She had then helped her husband on their family dairy farm. In her later years she enjoyed gardening, playing cards and visiting with family and friends.
Etta Mae is survived by her family, Linda and Jack Miller of Farwell, Maetta and Tim Henry of Fremont and Marla and Dan McGuire of Petoskey, Ken Pelchat of South Lyon; 12 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren.
Etta Mae was predeceased by her daughter, Sharon Pelchat; and four siblings.
Services will be held at the Farwell Chapel of Stephenson-Wyman Funeral Home on Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 3 p.m. with Pastor Connie Bongard officiating. Burial will be in the Surrey Twp. Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Woodland Hospice or to the Farwell Area Historical Museum. Online condolences may be left at
Published in The Morning Sun on Nov. 9, 2013
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