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Calvin Bolin

August 15, 1934 — June 24, 2012

Calvin L. Bolin, age 77 of Red Wing, died June 24, 2012, at his home. Calvin was born on August 15, 1934, the son of Everett and Myrtle (Nordgard) Bolin. He attended a rural country school in Ellsworth, Wisconsin. He served in the U.S. Army, where he participated in Special Weapons' Training and was a Military Police Officer, stationed in Germany. Calvin grew up farming in rural Ellsworth and was truly a farmer at heart. He worked at King Midas Flour Mill from 1961 to 1965 and began dairy farming in 1965. He continued to milk cows until 1998 and then crop farmed until 2007. Calvin married Julie Raasch on 1/28/1961 in Red Wing, MN. Calvin is survived by his wife, Julie; 5 children, Karen Bolin (husband, Don Grim) of Pine Island, Kevin (Diane) Bolin, of Eagle, Nebraska, Kelly (Maria) Bolin, of Goodhue, Kory (Emmie) Bolin of Red Wing, and Kristina (Justin) Redalen of Fountain, MN.; 12 grandchildren, Jeremiah, Marie, Micah, Noah, Jonah, Elijah, Julia, Joanna, Janessa, Ben, Peyton, and Josh; two sisters, Lisa (Doug) Kircher, Jacksonville, IL., and Bonnie (Cal) Johnson, Menomonie, WI. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Marlys Lindholm; step-mother, Agnes Bolin; and grandson, Christopher Bolin. Visitation and Funeral will be held at St. John's Lutheran Church in rural Goodhue, MN. Visitation is Thursday, June 28, from 4-7 p.m., and one hour prior to the service. Funeral service is June 29, at 11 a.m., with lunch to follow. Burial will be at 1:30 p.m. at Oakwood Cemetery in Red Wing, MN. Memorials are preferred to the St. John's Parochial School in Goodhue, MN. Active pallbearers will be grandchildren, Jeremiah Bolin, Marie Bolin, Julia Grim, Joanna Grim, Micah Bolin, Ben Bolin, Josh Bolin, Noah Bolin, Jonah Bolin, Janessa Grim, Elijah Bolin and Peyton Bolin.

Funeral Home: Lundberg Funeral Home 5839 Hwy 19 Blvd Cannon Falls, MN US 55009

Previous Events

Visitation
Thursday, June 28, 2012
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church

36620 Co 4 Blvd
Goodhue Township, MN 55027

Service
Friday, June 29, 2012
11:00 AM
St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church

36620 Co 4 Blvd
Goodhue Township, MN 55027

with visitation from 10-11 a.m. at church

Graveside Service
Friday, June 29, 2012
1:30 PM
Oakwood Cemetery

East Ave
Red Wing, MN 55066


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