Darol M. “Rusty” Boldt
Darol M. “Rusty” Boldt, 89, of Prairie du Chien, passed away surrounded by his family Wednesday, April 19, at the Crossing Rivers Hospital in Prairie du Chien.
He was born July 10, 1927 in Wyalusing Township the son of Harry and Mildred (Griest) Boldt. He married Dale McClure on Feb. 16, 1952, at St. Gabriel’s Church in Prairie du Chien. Rusty worked as a Route Manager for F.W. Means in Prairie du Chien until his retirement. He enjoyed driving a school van for the Prairie du Chien School District after he retired. Dale preceded him in death on Oct. 20, 2014.
He is survived by four daughters Kathy (Gary) Koch, of Prairie du Chien, Karen (Brad) Johnson, of Mason City Iowa, Susan (Layne) David, of Prairie du Chien, and Nancy (Doug) Wiltsie, of Mason City Iowa; and four grandchildren; Anna, Paul, Emily and John.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Dale; his twin brother John; his sister Iva Anderson; and brothers Leland “Butch” and Earl Boldt.
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, April 24, at 11 a.m., at St. Gabriel’s Church of the Holy Family Parish, Rev. James C. Weighner officiating with a private interment in the Calvary Cemetery both in Prairie du Chien. Friends may call on Sunday, April 23, at the Garrity Funeral Home in Prairie du Chien, from 4 to 7 p.m., and also at the church on Monday, from 10 a.m. until the time of services. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Crossing Rivers Hospice Program or ADRC’s Meals on Wheels.