Mrs Norma Bolten

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“My earliest memory of Norma dates from the year 1965 when I met her son Brian at Westwood Elementary School. As a playground monitor, Norma would...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Stacey Woolley - Cincinnati, OH

“MY MOTHER WAS MANY THINGS; LOVING, GENTLE, THOUGHTFUL, LOVED, LOVED HELPING OTHERS, LOVED ANIMALS, LOVED BABIES - AND TALKING TO BABIES AND HAD MORE...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Susan Stenger - cINCINNATI, OH

“My mother was a woman who really loved life, and was never one to sit and let life pass her by. She went along on the Cincinnati Youth Symphony trip...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Brian T. Bolten - Cincinnati, OH

“Got a phone call from my mother tonight that Aunt Norma passed away. I, too, was lucky enough to attend the 50th Anniversary party for Aunt Norma...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Barb Bolten - Cincinnati, OH

“Norma was Matriarch to one of Cincinnati's early "Modern Families"; a colorful, diverse and creative tribe. Whether you were a neighbor from down the...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Ron Hamilton - Cincinnati, OH

“So many memories of the years growing up. Mrs. Bolten was like a second mom. She would get after me exactly the same as she got after Carol. We would...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Merianne Sanderson - Cincinnati, OH

“I remember when I last visited I gave grandma a Build-A-Bear bunny named Tiffany. Tiffany had a really cute pink furry outfit on.. Grandma was really...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Quinn McDonough - San Francisco, CA

“Best memories are with life long friends.The Boltens ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: merilynn Rose - cincinnati, OH

Mom & Dad's Wedding Circa 1940's “Back in my twenty something slacker days, I would load up my clothes and head over to mom and dads house for free laundry services (not to mention...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Jennifer - San Francisco, CA

“One of my favorite memories of Norma was her love of a good party. I remember John & Norma's 50th wedding anniversary. It was very late after a long,...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Jim McDonough - San Francisco, CA


Norma I. (nee McDermott), beloved wife of John Peter Bolten, devoted mother of Susan Ann Stenger (Dave), John Peter Bolten Jr., Patrick Shelby Bolten (Kathy), Carol Bolten-Schmitt, Jennifer Bolten-McDonough (James) and Brian Thomas Bolten, loving grandmother of 7 and great grandmother of 6. Saturday, March 10, 2012. Age 88 years. Norma was a volunteer at Mercy Hospital, the Youth Symphony and the first Riverfest. A Memorial Service will be held Wednesday at 6:30 PM at the Crossroads Community Church, 3500 Madison Road, Cincinnati, OH 45209. Bolton & Lunsford Funeral Home serving the family.