Margie Ann Bollinger, age 80, of Gilmanton, passed away on Monday, March 4, 2019 at Dove Healthcare, West in Eau Claire. She was born on August 31, 1938 in the Lima area, daughter of Henry and Lucy (Bauer) Prissel. She graduated from Racine High School.
On September, 12, 1959, Margie was united in marriage to Arde Orlen Bollinger at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Mondovi. Together they raised 4 children. Arde preceded Margie in death on February 13, 2016. Margie was a faithful member of Central Lutheran Church, whether in attendance or in spirit. Margie ran the family home and worked side by side with her husband to provide a loving and nurturing life for their family. She enjoyed baking and gardening and took pride in maintaining a tidy home. She and Arde loved dancing, especially dancing the jitterbug. Margie was a devoted mother and loved caring for her family.
Margie will be forever missed by her four children, Dean (Terri) of Menomonie, Lori (Bruce) Olson of Mondovi, Dale (Julie) of Eau Claire and Brian (Candi) of Mondovi; 10 grandchildren, Cheyann, Shauna and Lenny; Alisha (Grant) Lewis and Travis Olson; Cody (Hayley), Seth (Haily), and Brady Bollinger; Cierra and Bryce Bollinger; three great grandchildren, Ellie Bollinger, Alivia Lewis and Beckett Bollinger; sister, Carol Carothers of Durand; sisters-in-law, Arleen Prissel and Doris Prissel both of Mondovi; other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Arde; two brothers, Willard and Arnie and three sisters, Dorothy, Annabelle and Delores.
A funeral service will be held at Central Lutheran Church, Mondovi on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 11:00 am with Pastor Rolf Morck officiating. Burial to follow at Gilmanton Cemetery. A visitation will be held at Talbot Family Funeral Homes, Mondovi Chapel on Friday, March 8, 2019 from 4:00-7:00 pm and then again at church one hour prior to the service.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the wonderful staff of Dove Healthcare-West for their loving and gentle care of Margie and also to the staff of St. Joseph Hospice for their kind care in Margie's final days.