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Raymond Bollinger

Monday, May 21, 2012

BENTON -- Raymond Paul Bollinger, 91, died May 20, 2012, at his home in Benton.

Born Aug. 18, 1920, in Benton to Charles and Adelia Westrich Bollinger, he was a retired carpenter and a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army. He was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church in Benton.

On Sept. 24, 1946, he married Bernadette Seiler, who survives of the home.

Other survivors include: two sons and daughters-in-law, David and Sandy Bollinger of Las Vegas and Howard and Sandra Bollinger of Benton; three daughters and a son-in-law, Marilyn Cook of St. Charles, Susan and Larry Kettler of St. Louis and Ellen Bollinger of Kansas City, Mo.; four sisters, Martha Ann Greaser of Cape Girardeau, and Jane Burden, Mary Frances LeGrand and Beatrice Ryan all of Sikeston; and 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Kenneth Ray; two brothers and two sisters.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton where parish prayers will be held at 7 p.m.

A funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in New Hamburg with the Rev. Michael Casteel as celebrant.

Burial will be in St. Denis Cemetery in Benton, with full military honors.