Jerome (Jerry) Benedict Bollin, 87, Kickapoo Township, Leavenworth, Kansas passed peacefully at home on Oct. 13, 2020. He was born Sept. 27, 1933 in Leavenworth, Kansas to John Joseph Bollin, Sr. and Helen Caroline (Leibach) Bollin. A lifelong resident of Leavenworth, he graduated from Immaculata High School in 1951. He was drafted into the Navy in 1955 where he traveled around the Pacific. Jerry was a farmer, and golf course owner/superintendent. He married Rose Marie Hensley on Feb. 25, 1956 at St. Ignatius Chapel at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. He learned to fly in the late 1970s and owned his own plane until 1993. He loved the game of golf and owned Shagbark golf course, Leavenworth. He was a member of the Eagles.
He is survived by his wife, Rose and four sons, Tab, Clayton, David and Joe, all of Leavenworth, his grandchildren, Lucas Bollin, Texas; Miles Bollin, Oklahoma; Wills Bollin, Texas; Ross Bollin, Leavenworth; Emma Bollin, Lawrence, Kansas and Lilly Bollin, Leavenworth, his great-grandchildren, and two sisters, Mary (Jerry) Stoezer, Kansas City, Missouri and Nan (Harry) Stein, Melbourne, Florida.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters, Colesta and Mika and his brother, John (Buddy) Bollin.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Salvation Army.
Rosary will be held at Davis Funeral Chapel on Oct. 22, 2020 at 5 p.m. A wake will be held at Davis Funeral Chapel, Oct. 22, 2020 from 5:15 to 7 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Davis Funeral Chapel on Oct. 23, 2020 at 10 a.m., followed by a graveside service at Sacred Heart of Kickapoo Cemetery, Kickapoo Township. Arrangements entrusted to Davis Funeral Chapel. Condolences may be left on Jerome’s online guestbook at www.davisfuneralchapelinc.com.
Posted online on October 16, 2020