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Irene (Cihak) Bolds of Phoenix, Arizona, and formerly of Cowden, Illinois, died March 12, 2017, after a courageous battle with Alzheimer's disease. She was married for 46 years to Richard Paul Bolds, who preceded her in death. She is survived by three children: Evon (Bolds) Lunde of Glendale, Arizona, Ruth Ann Bolds of Surprise, Arizona, and Alan (Cindy) Bolds of Wheaton, Illinois, plus five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, two sisters-in-law, Gladys (Bolds) Dunaway of Shelbyville, Illinois, and Marianna (Bolds) Adkins of Oriental, North Carolina, and, a brother-in-law, Paul Sphar of Tucson, Arizona. Irene was a loving wife, wonderful homemaker, talented seamstress, graceful dancer and creative artist who volunteered for church and civic activities. A private memorial service will be followed by interment at Mound Cemetery in Cowden, Illinois. In lieu of flowers, donations are encouraged to the Alzheimer's Association: act.alz.org/tribute.
Published on March 15, 2017
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