Florence Bolton, East Troy, WI

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Thursday, January 16, 2014

January 13, 2014

Florence Bolton, 91, of East Troy, passed away on Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, in Elkhorn, WI. She was born to Floyd and Eda Hensel and grew up in the Walworth County area. She married Edward Bolton in 1943, at St. Peter's Catholic Church, where she has been a lifelong member. Eddie and Floss were life time farmers in Walworth County. She raised her children there, driving tractors, working the dairy and keeping the farm books until their retirement when they moved to town. They had many happy memories traveling, visiting friends and family and playing cards. She served with the East Troy Lion's club delivering meals on wheels and various other projects. She was a great cook, famous for her baked beans, liked to crochet, and loved spending time with her family. Her grandchildren were especially important to her.

Floss is survived by her daughter, Diane Taylor; her son, James (Dorothy) Bolton; eight grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; two brothers, Don (Evie) Hensel and Larry "Bub" (Dottie) Hensel; one sister, Rosemary (Ron) Bornshlegel; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Edward; two sons, John and David; and one daughter, Mary Bolton.

A funeral mass will be held at 12 p.m. with a visitation from 10 a.m. until the time of the mass on Saturday, Jan. 18, at ST. PETER'S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 1981 Beulah Ave., East Troy, WI. LEGACY FUNERAL SERVICES was honored to serve the family.

Legacy Funeral Services

East Troy, WI. 262-642-5057


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