Noble Elgin Bollinger, son of the late Dan and Ella Pritchett Bollinger, was born at Bell City on Jan. 3, 1927, and died at his home neaer Swinton on March 19, 2007, at the age of 80.
Mr. Bollinger retired as a truck driver for Wetteau Wholesale in Hazelwood in 1988 after 38 years of service. He very much enjoyed farming, raising cattle and spending time with his family. On July 21, 1958, he was married to Melissa may Cooley, and she preceded him in death on June 1, 1982.
Survivors include nine children, Jerry Bollinger of Gerald, Roger "Butch" and Sheila Bollinger of Florissant, Jason and Hiliary Pyle-Bollinger of Advance, Doris and Tom Bayer of Festus, Debbie Atkins of Maryland Heights, Janice and Ritch Powell of Gerald, Tammy and Pete Bradshaw-Snyder of Pekin, Ill., Melissa and Mike Houston of New Haven, and Tina and Kenny Sadler of St. Peters; one brother and sister-in-law, Tony and Pat Bollinger of Cape Girardeau; one sister and brother-in-law, Norma Jean and Paul Huhn of Cape Girardeau; 20 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Friday, March 23, 2007, at Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 24, 2007, at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield with Curtis Powell officiating.
Interment will follow in the Walker Cemetery at Bloomfield.
Donations may be made to the 18 Fore Life.