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Kenneth Charles Bolen

July 4, 1939 June 11, 2018
Kenneth Charles Bolen
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Obituary for Kenneth Charles Bolen

Kenneth Charles Bolen, 78, of Herrin, passed away 4:25 p.m. Monday, June 11, 2018 at the CLC at the V. A. Medical Center in Marion, IL.

Kenneth was a self-employed contractor and owned and operated KC Builders.

He was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church and attended St. Mary’s Grade School and a graduate of Herrin High School.

Kenneth was born July 4, 1939 in Herrin, IL to Kenneth Quincy and Helen Theresa (Berra) Bolen.

Kenneth was united in marriage with Edith F. Quillen on April 20, 1993 in Paducah, KY.

Surviving are his wife of 25 years, Edith Bolen of Herrin; two daughters and a son-in-law, Cathy and Ron Traug of New Jersey, Beth Bolen of New Jersey; step-children, Tim and Jamie Collins of Farmersville, IL, Neal Dwight and Noreen Collins of Arizona; Kathy Ann and Keith Holyfield of Alabama; 6 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; cousins, Marilyn (Berra) Phillips of Herrin, Connie (Berra) Garrison of Pasadena, CA and a nephew, Scott Bolen of Herrin.

He was preceded in death by his parents, grandson, Cory Ray Collins and a brother and sister-in-law, Michael and Sharon Bolen.

In accordance with Kenneth’s wishes, he will be cremated. Memorial graveside services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 16, 2018 at San Carlo Cemetery in Herrin with Pastor Dan Smith officiating. Family and Friends are asked to gather at the cemetery. Military gravesite rites will be conducted by the Herrin American Legion, Baker-Ladd V. F. W. Post, Carterville American Legion and the IL Army National Guard Honor Detail.

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11:00 AM 6/16/2018 11:00:00 AM
San Carlo Cemetery

c/o OLMC
316 West Monroe
Herrin, IL 62948

San Carlo Cemetery
c/o OLMC Herrin 62948 IL
United States

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San Carlo Cemetery Final Resting Place

c/o OLMC
316 West Monroe
Herrin, IL 62948

c/o OLMC Herrin 62948 IL
United States

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