Sally A. Bolte
Jan. 3, 1948 - Aug. 17, 2013
CAMANCHE — Sally A. Bolte, 65, of Camanche, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 17, 2013 at her home, surrounded by her loving family after a long battle with cancer.
Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at the Evangelical Free Church in Clinton. Burial will be in the Rose Hill Cemetery, Camanche. Serving as pallbearers will be Dan Sinkey, Bernie Vogel, Larry Dennis, Patrick Sullivan, Clay Sander, and Nate Sander. Visitation will be Monday from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at the Camanche Chapel Snell-Zornig Funeral Homes & Crematory and from 9:00 a.m. to the service time Monday at the church. Online condolences may be expressed by visiting her obituary atwww.snellzornig.com.
Sally Annette Sinkey was born on January 3, 1948 in Clinton, Iowa, the daughter of Ernest and Carma (Bergert) Sinkey. She graduated from Camanche High School in 1966, and Iowa State University in 1970. She married Dan Bolte on March 2, 1969 in Camanche.
Teaching was her passion and started in the Camanche School District in 1971. She taught 3rd Grade for fifteen years at Camanche Elementary School and then taught 5th Grade science at Camanche Middle School until her retirement in 2005.
Sally was an active member of Evangelical Free Church. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Sally is survived by her husband: Dan of Camanche; one son: Ethan (Lisa) Bolte of Hiawatha, Iowa, one daughter: Rachel (Rodney) Walkup of Davenport, Iowa; seven grandchildren: Christian, Noah, Samuel, Michaela, Daniel, Alayah, and Halle; her mother: Carma Sinkey of Camanche, her sister: Candace Sander of Camanche, her mother and father-in-law: Berniece and Bob Bolte of Camanche; and several nieces and nephews.
Sally was preceded in death by her father.
Memorials can be made to the American Cancer Society or the Evangelical Free Church.
Death date: Aug. 17, 2013