|Hollamae "Hollie" Bohlander, age 76, of Keithsburg, Illinois died at 7:30 P.M. on Sunday, November 27, 2011 at her residence in Keithsburg, Illinois.
She was born on October 26, 1935 in Pekin, Illinois the daughter of Roland and Irma Stewart Gent. She was raised and educated in Pekin, Illinois attending Pekin High School. She married John "Jack" Bohlander on March 21, 1953 in Abingdon, Illinois. He survives of Keithsburg, Illinois.
Also surviving are two daughters: Jackie (Paul) Lucas of Goodhope, Illinois and Anitta (Keith) Rhodes of Goodhope, Illinois. Six Grandchildren: Fred (Jennifer) Lucas of Alexis, Illinois; Kelly Lucas of Charleston, South Carolina; J. J. (Brandy) Barnes of Macomb, Illinois; Danielle Barnes of Goodhope, Illinois; Hollie Bohlander of Macomb, Illinois; and Joshua Bohlander. Eight Great Grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and one son, Ray H. Bohlander.
She worked for the former Maytag of Galesburg, Illinois for 24 years, retiring in 1997.
She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary #1571 of Aledo, Illinois. She enjoyed reading, watching birds and working in her garden. She loved to attend her children's and grand children's sporting event through the years.
Funeral Services will be held on Friday, December 2, 2011 at 10:00 A.M. at the Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Homes & Crematory in Knoxville, Illinois. Rev. Susan Bryce officiating. Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. on Thursday, December 1, 2011 at the Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Homes & Crematory in Knoxville, Illinois with VFW services at 7:30 P.M. Burial will be in the Maquon Cemetery, Maquon, Illinois. Memorials may be made to the VFW Auxiliary Post #1571 of Aledo, Illinois.