Grace Marie Bolinger

March 22, 1911 - June 28, 2006

Mrs. Grace Marie Bolinger, age 95, of Plano, Texas went to be with her Lord and Savior on June 28, 2006 in Plano. She was born on March 22, 1911 in White City, Kansas to John Bertram and Lena Florence (Lemon) Weirich. She married Melvin Franklin Bolinger on June 7, 1930 in Parsons, Kansas. Mrs. Bolinger was a homemaker and a member of the First Methodist Church in Plano. She was a long time member of the United Methodist Women. Mrs. Bolinger is survived by her husband of 76 years, Melvin Bolinger of Plano, Texas; daughters, June Regan of Aurora, Colorado, and Joyce Stephens and husband, Norm of Plano, Texas; 8 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; 4 great great grandchildren; sister, Eunice Hizey of Galesburg, Kansas; brother, Duane Weirich and wife, Mary Ellen of Omaha, Nebraska; and sisters-in-law, Cleo Dringenberg of Parsons, Kansas, Dessie Gatton of Rocklin, California, Louise Bolinger of Parsons, Kansas and Laura Weirich of Grove, Oklahoma. She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Glen, Philip and Raymond Weirich; sisters, Mary Shafer and Maxine Bolinger; and great granddaughter, Melissa Cheatwood. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 PM, Friday, June 30, 2006 in Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Rev. Ralph Burke, Rev. Gary Mueller, and Msgr. Bill Regan officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. Visitation will be 3:00 PM, prior to service in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. The family request memorials be made to the First United Methodist Church in Plano, Texas.

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One of my foundest memories was at dinner time around the table. The whole family would hold hands and grandpa would say the most loving and caring prayer. The holding of hands was so nice they made me feel so loved. To me the most memorable words from grandma was we are so blessed and thankful for everything, her husband, her children and all her family. But now I look back at we were thone ones truely blessed for having such a wonerful person in our lives. Thankyou grandma for all the precious memories. I know your in a better place. Don't forget to help us out when you get a chance. Love, Charlie Charlie Regan, July 1, 2006 What a Super Lady; I wish every person could have experienced having such a wonderful Grandma. She was perfect. I miss spending Summers with her in K.C. I miss her wonderful pies. I miss her head massages. And most of all, I miss her for my best buddy; my Grandpa. Grandma, I love you forever. Jim Stephens, June 30, 2006 We are keeping all of you in our hearts and prayers, especially at this time of heartache. May the Lord grant to all of you peace and the sweetness of joyful memories. Our love, Kelly, David, Harrison, Jillian, & Katherine David & Kelly (Clifford) Hoog, June 29, 2006 She was a womderful woman, kind,gracious,loving. She had a welcoming smile that would melt the hardest of hearts. May God rest her Soul. Dan Regan, June 29, 2006 May God welcome Grace into his home, we have you all in our prayers. Mary & Jay DeWitt, June 29, 2006 May God welcome you into his home, we have you all in our prayers. Mary & Jay DeWitt, June 29, 2006 Dear Joyce and all of the Bolinger family. We are so sorry for all of you, but know that your Grace is free of pain and with her Lord now. Her picture here just brought smiles to my face--how could it not. I will always think of her with that wonderful smile and gleam in her eyes! Melvin, you and Joyce and June had to have a part in making her very happy. May the Lord give you peace and strength in the days ahead. Kay and Vern Stephens, June 28, 2006 Dearest Mother you were a wonderful mother and friend and the best grandmother any one ever had. Love you Mom June Regan, June 28, 2006 Grandma, your name says it all. You Graced our lives with many wonderful memories. Go and Rest in Peace with the Lord. You Pat Regan Jr., June 28, 2006