Marina Bollich

Obituary of Marina Bollich

Marina Mary Bollich was born on January 19, 1927, to John and Leona (Fernholz) Kleinschmit in rural St. Helena.  She married Norbert Joseph Bollich on September 12, 1949, at Saint Boniface Catholic Church, Menominee, NE.   To this union, eight children were born:  Linda, Daniel, Gary (deceased), LeeRoy, Anthony, Norma, Brian, and Bruce.  Marina farmed with her husband, Norbert, in addition to raising their children until the mid-1970s.  Marina enjoyed traveling throughout the United States with her husband, Norbert, visiting family and friends.  Marina was also active with St. Boniface Church, Our Lady of the Snows and Ladies Guild.  Marina continued spreading love through her baking, working at The Quarry in Yankton, SD, until 2009, and through quilting.  She continued to make quilts for her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren until her death. 

Those who will cherish her memory are her children: Linda Hodgdon of Alamogordo, NM, Daniel (Sharleen) Bollich of Great Falls, MT, LeeRoy (Shirley) Bollich of Great Falls, MT, Anthony (Tina) Bollich of Charlotte, NC, Norma (Chris) DeJong of Alamogordo, NM, Brian (Sue) Bollich of Omaha, NE, and Bruce (Donna) Bollich of Menominee, NE; 22 grandchildren; 34 great grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Renee Bollich of Wausau, NE; two brothers, Daniel (RoseAnn) Kleinschmit of Wausa, NE and Larry (Pat) Kleinschmit of Menominee, NE; three sisters, Virginia (Donald) Bergman of Hartington, NE, Dolorita (Kenneth) Uhing of Hartington, NE and Carol (Frederick) Pinkelman of Wynot, NE; and many nieces and nephews.

Marina was preceded in death by her husband, Norbert, her son, Gary, her parents, sister, Doris, and her son-in-law, Paul Hodgdon.

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Friday
22
March

Visitation

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday, March 22, 2019
St. Boniface Catholic Church
89552 558th Ave.
Fordyce, Nebraska, United States
Also for one hour prior to service time on Saturday.
Friday
22
March

Holy Rosary and Vigil Service

7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Friday, March 22, 2019
St. Boniface Catholic Church
89552 558th Ave.
Fordyce, Nebraska, United States
Saturday
23
March

Funeral Mass

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Saturday, March 23, 2019
St. Boniface Catholic Church
89552 558th Ave.
Fordyce, Nebraska, United States
Saturday
23
March

At Rest

11:15 am - 11:30 am
Saturday, March 23, 2019
St. Boniface Cemetery (Menominee)
89552 558th Ave.
Fordyce, Nebraska, United States