Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Frank Bolin

   Frank E. Bolin, 66, of Beaverton, passed away Monday evening, February 1. Although in ill health for a number of years his last illness of pneumonia lasted only a few hours. He was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Bolin. The Bolin family came to Gladwin County in 1890 from Mt. Haley township, Midland County and operated the first hotel in Beaverton known as the Alger House. Mr. Bolin was born in Beaverton, December 15, 1893. He was one of Gladwin County's first draftees in 1918 for World War I, serving with the 85th Division, the Polar Bears, in No. Russia.

   After returning from the service, he was employed in Saginaw, and also at the Buick Motor Company in Flint, until 1929. At the time of his retirement in 1952 because of ill health. Mr. Bolin was employee at the Dow Chemical Company in Midland. Survivors include three sisters Mattie and Margaret of Beaverton, and Mrs. James (Bea) McQuater, of Bay City. A sister Nellie, and brother, Harry, precede him in death.

   Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at the family residence 320 E. Brown St., in Beaverton, with the Rev. Fr. George Artman of Gladwin and the Rev. Fr. Joseph Kearns of Coleman, officiating. Burial will be made in the family plot in Highland Cemetery. He was a member of the Beaverton American Legion.

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Highland Cemetery, Gladwin, MI
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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