The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa


November 13, 2012

Mary L. Busz Bolhous

FULTON, Ill. — Sept. 3, 1922 - Nov. 10, 2012

Mary L. (Busz) Bolhous, formerly of Fulton, and currently of Delavan, WI, passed away peacefully Saturday, Nov. 10, in Janesville, WI, after a three-year battle with bone cancer.

Mary was born September 3, 1922, in Fulton IL. She completed her education in the Fulton School System as well as Scovill Business School in Clinton. Her working career began as the secretary and bookkeeper for Lyons Fulton Bridge Co. After her children were grown she also worked as the secretary and bookkeeper for local insurance agencies. While living in Fulton, she was an active member of the Second Reformed Church, the Women’s Service Club and Child Study Club.

She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Maurice Bolhous, and their two children, Jill (Ken) Peirce and Rod (Kathy) Bolhous; two granddaughters, Megan (Christopher) Arrogante and Margaret Bolhous; three stepgrandchildren, Tracey (Michael) West, Christopher (Renee) Peirce and Andrew (Patricia) Peirce and six stepgreat-grandchildren, Kyle, Emily and Ella Peirce; and Leah, Hannah and Kaitlin Peirce; her sister-in-law, Lena Rozeboom; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, November 17, 2012, from 10 to 11 a.m. at the McDonald Funeral Home, 1601 16th Avenue in Fulton. The funeral will follow at 11 a.m. with the Reverend Wayne Wiersema officiating.

In lieu of flowers, friends are asked to consider a donation to Mercy Hospice Care, 901 Mineral Point Ave., Janesville, WI 53548

Death date: Nov. 10, 2012

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