Donald Bolman


WEST LEIPSIC -- Donald L. Bolman, 82, of West Leipsic, died at 3:56 a.m. Wednesday, January 30, 2013, at The Meadows of Leipsic.

He was born January 8, 1931, in Continental, to the late Ernest and Ora (Combs) Bolman. On June 30, 1956, he married Janice Skiver, who died September 21, 1988.

He is survived by three children, David Bolman, Tamara (Gary) Warren, and Michael (Norma) Bolman, all of Leipsic; six grandchildren, Crystal (Bobby) Romero, Brandi Bolman, Holly (Dennis) Bockrath, Michael Bolman, Brittney Bolman and Jasmine Warren; 10 great-grandchildren, Moses Romero, Gabriella Romero, Ezekiel Romero, Grace Romero, Natalie Bockrath, Caily Bockrath, Dennis Bockrath III, Brennen Bockrath, Aiden Bockrath and Martez Bratton; a brother, Richard (Dewilla) Bolman of Defiance; and a sister, Kay (Wayne) Kratzer of Leipsic.

Don was a printing press operator for Allied Egry for 45 years. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War, a sergeant in the 39th Field Artillery, 3rd Division. He was a life member of the Leipsic VFW Post, and a member of Leipsic American Legion Post 287, DAV Post and the Gilboa American Legion Post 536. He was also a member of New Hope Bethel United Methodist Church.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 2, 2013, at Love-Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Leipsic, with Pastor Tom Graves officiating. Burial will follow in Center Cemetery, West Leipsic, with military rites by the Leipsic and Gilboa American Legion posts. Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Paralyzed Veterans of America. Condolences can be expressed at

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