Elliott Herbert Bolter
March 19, 1924 -July 28, 2012
Palo Alto, California
Bolter, Elliott Herbert, age 88, died July 28, 2012, Palo Alto, Calif. Born March 19, 1924, in San Francisco, Calif., to Herbert John Bolter and Gertrude Grace Brown.
Devoted husband to Betty Jane Bolter, loving father to Aimee Bolter Campbell of Menlo Park, Calif., and Claudette Louise Kayne (Robert), of Tucson, Ariz. Grandfather to Matthew Jordan Kayne, Kevin Mitchell Kayne and Jeffrey James Hansen Campbell. Brother to Kenneth Ora (Carol) Bolter of Novato, Calif.
Dad was a World War II veteran. He resided in Palo Alto for 61 years. He was a prominent member of the First United Methodist Church in Palo Alto and the Ross Road YMCA in Palo Alto.
He was employed as a printing and lithography salesman at The National Press in Palo Alto for 28 years. He loved gliding, being a handyman, volunteering, fundraising, and had many other interesting hobbies. He loved his family above all else. He will never be forgotten.
Memorial celebration will be held on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012, following regular church services at First United Methodist Church at Hamilton and Webster in Palo Alto. Service starts at 10:45 a.m. if you wish to attend, and/or celebrate with family in the Patio Room at the church at 11:45 a.m. Cake and coffee will be served. Come with stories to share.
In lieu of flowers, please send memorial donations in his name to the First United Methodist Church, 625 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto, or the Palo Alto Family YMCA, 3412 Ross Road, Palo Alto.
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