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February 18, 1927 – Monday, May 5, 2014

Service Information
Park Assembly Church, St. Louis Park, MN
Monday, May 12, 2014
1:30 PM

Visitation Information
Park Assembly Church, St. Louis Park, MN
Monday, May 12, 2014
1:15 PM

Velma Ruth Bolles, age 87, of St. Louis Park, Minnesota passed away on Monday, May 5th, 2014 at Our Lady of Peace in St. Paul.

She was born on February 18, 1927 in Hardin County, Iowa the daughter of Loring Klaffke and Elise Ratze.

Velma was formerly employed as a baker at Red Lobster.

She loved to garden, crochet, spend time with family, drink coffee and puzzles. Velma was a breast cancer survivor of twenty six years. She worked for thirty years at Red Lobster. Velma also liked her dog “Pumkin” and her cat “Snoopy”. She was a Minnesota Twins and Minnesota Vikings fan.

Survived by her son: Michael Bolles; a daughter: Patricia Arrell; two grandchildren and five great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Funeral service for Velma Bolles will be held on Monday, May 12th at 1:30 P.M. at Park Assembly Church, 1615 Texas Avenue S., St. Louis Park, Minnesota.
Interment Hillside Cemetery in Minneapolis on Monday, May 12th at 2:30 P.M..
Honorary Casket Bearers will be all her friends and family.

Casket Bearers will be James Shoals Sr., James Shoals Jr., Scott Sauer, Michael Lotherts, John England and Joe England.

The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted, Minnesota is serving the family. Online condolences may be made to

1 Guestbook Entry

  1. Joyce lothert

    We are sorry about Grandma.
    Love, Joyce and Mike


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