Bernice Bolte, 90, passed away Sunday, November 21, 2021, in Salina, KS. She was born November 6, 1931, in Rice County, KS to Sebastian and Gertrude (Koch) Ricker. She married Roland Walter Bolte in Holyrood, KS on August 30, 1953. The couple lived many years on a farm near Westfall, KS in Lincoln County. She was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Lincoln County.
Bernice is survived by her daughters, Nadine Bishop (Mark) of Imperial, NE, Lisa Bolte Huschka (Kris) of San Antonio, TX, and Angela Bolte (Kristin Krajewski) of Greensboro, NC; son, Kevin Bolte (Terry) of Lindsborg, KS; seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren; and sister, Evelyn Petrowsky of Weatherford, OK. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roland; daughter, Cheryl Ann; brothers, Ervin, Elmer, and John Ricker; and sisters, Ethel Dailey and Mabel Armbrust.
Visitation: 4-8 p.m., Sunday, November 28, 2021, with family present 6-8 p.m. at Parsons Funeral Home, Ellsworth
Funeral service: 10:30 a.m., Monday, November 29, 2021, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church with burial following in the church cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, c/o, Parsons Funeral Home, PO Box 45, Ellsworth, KS 67439.