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Elaine F. (Wilt) Bolbock

December 29, 1923 ~ April 7, 2022 (age 98)


Elaine F. Bolbock, 98, of Arlington, Texas passed away on April 7, 2022.

Elaine was born on December 29, 1923 in Sheffield, IL to Martin and Leona (Claeys) Wilt.  She was united in marriage to LaVern L. Bolbock on January 22, 1950 in Walnut, IL.  He preceded her in death on June 4, 2004.  

Elaine attended Walnut School and graduated from Walnut High School in 1942.  She worked for several years at GBH Way Co. in Walnut. Elaine and LaVern farmed for 14 years in the Walnut area until they moved to the Lake of the Ozarks in 1964 where they owned and operated Lamplighter Beach Resort in Camdenton, MO.   After selling the resort, Elaine worked as a switchboard operator for Camdenton Schools until she retired in 1988.  Elaine enjoyed embroidering, painting, refinishing furniture, ceramics and crocheting.

She is survived by two daughters, Peggy (Wayne) Hassler of Mansfield, TX and Sandra Garoutte of Argyle, TX along with one son, Bruce (Barbara) Bolbock of Dripping Springs, TX. Her five grandchildren include Philip (Sara) Hassler of McKinney, TX, Tiffany Hassler of Mansfield, TX, Bryce Garoutte of Laguna Beach, CA, Braden Garoutte of Argyle, TX and Hayden Bolbock of Dripping Springs, TX and two great grandchildren, Ellie and Grant Hassler of McKinney, TX. 

Preceding her in death are her husband, parents, sister, Elsie Whitlock, and brothers Lester and Jerry Wilt. 

A private graveside service will be held at the Walnut Cemetery in Walnut, IL. In lieu of flowers, all donations may be made to the Red Oak United Methodist Church in Walnut, IL or the charity of your choice.


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