Marilyn McDowell Bollinger, 87, of Jackson, passed away Sunday, August 30, 2020, at the Monticello House in Jackson.
She was born February 4, 1933, in Jackson, Missouri, to William Paul and Blanche Irene Morton McDowell. She had five siblings, Virginia, Pauline, Phyllis, Jerry, and Harold.
Marilyn attended grade school in Fruitland and was a 1951 graduate of Jackson High School. While growing up, she attended Pleasant Hill Presbyterian Church in Fruitland. She and Harold Lee Bollinger were married September 22, 1954, at the church. Together they attended First Presbyterian Church and New McKendree United Methodist Church in Jackson, and LaCroix United Methodist Church in Cape Girardeau. They had been married 52 years when Harold passed away February 8, 2007. Marilyn later attended Cape County Cowboy Church in Oak Ridge.
Marilyn worked as a teller at Jackson Exchange Bank, Mercantile Bank, and Bank of America.
Loving survivors include a son, David L. Bollinger; two grandchildren, Cassandra Kuehn and David M. Bollinger; two great grandchildren, Michael and Allie; two sisters-in-law, Vicki (the late Harold) McDowell and JoAnn (the late Jerry) McDowell; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Debra Kuehn-Kelley (2016); her parents; and five siblings, Virginia (Harold) Gremore, Jerry McDowell, Phyllis (George) Williams, Pauline (Roy) Davault, and Harold McDowell.
Visitation is from 8:30 a.m. to service time, Saturday, September 5, 2020, at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.
The funeral is at 10 a.m., Saturday, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Jim Matthews officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery in Cape Girardeau, where Marilyn will rest next to Harold.
Memorials may take the form of contributions to Pleasant Hill Cemetery, the Alzheimer’s Association, or the American Heart Association.
Online condolences may be sent to the family by clicking on the TRIBUTE WALL tab of Marilyn’s personal obituary page at mccombsfuneralhome.com.
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Pleasant Hill Cemetery Association
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Alzheimer's Association- St. Louis
9370 Olive Blvd, St. Louis MO 63122
American Heart Association, St. Louis, Mo.
460 North Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis MO 63141