James Bollinger

Thursday, February 13, 2003

James Harley Bollinger, 72, of Scott City died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau.

He was born Jan. 6, 1931, at Perkins, Mo., son of Lemuel Staley and Eloise Harley Bollinger. He married Mary Bernadette "Bunny" Wobbe in East St. Louis, Ill.

Jim was a retired mechanic at ABF Trucking. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Scott City and Knights of Columbus Council 6420 in Scott City.

He served in Missouri National Guard. He coached Scott City Youth League Baseball from 1962 to 1969, Scott City Connie Mack Baseball from 1969 to 1972, and Scott County Legion Baseball from 1973 to 1976.

Survivors include his wife; two sons and daughters-in-law, James and Sheryl Bollinger of Cape Girardeau, Mike and Lea Bollinger of Maryville, Ill.; a sister, Lola Wheeler of Jackson; three grandchildren, Matthew and Alison Bollinger of Cape Girardeau and Lauren Bollinger of Maryville.

His parents preceded him in death.

Friends may call at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City from 4 to 8 p.m. today. The Knights of Columbus prayer service will be held at 6:30, followed by parish prayers at 6:45.

The Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, with the Rev. David Coon officiating. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park in Cape Girardeau.