Jeannette Bollum (Kjera) - Morris Nilsen Funeral Chapel

Jeannette Bollum (Kjera)

-1561420800 - 1327968000


Jeannette Bollum (Kjera), age 91 of Richfield, passed away on January 31, 2012. Born July 10, 1920 in New Prairie Township, MN to Sophie and John Kjera, the 12th of 16 children. She always welcomed us with a hug and held our large extended family together. Loved playing the piano, sing-alongs and was the heart and soul of many Christmases and gatherings, along with her sister, Elaine. Preceded in ddeath by siblings, Alfred, Margaret (Hobbs), Roy, Melvin, Valborg, Leona (Levin), Valborg, Walter, Iver, Ralph, Loren, Elaine and Muriel (Aslagson) and her beloved husband, Donald (killed in WWII). Survived by two sisters, Carolyn Pederson and Eunice Sylvester; and numerous nieces and nephews. Jeannette first worked as a rural school teacher and then in hospital business offices and at BlueCross until 1982. She was a tireless volunteer at Oak Grove Lutheran Church, Ebenezer Auxiliary, and a member of Gold Star Wives. An ever constant star, the twinkle in her eye remains with us.

Memorials preferred to Oak Grove Lutheran Church.


Leave a Condolence Message:

Condolence messages are moderated by our staff and therefore may take up to 48 hours to appear. Thank you for your patience.

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

As of July 25, 2020, people in Minnesota are required to wear a face covering in all public indoor spaces and businesses, per Executive Order 20-81.

 

This includes all visitors making arrangements, and attending visitations and funeral services at our facility. We thank you for helping us keep our families and employees safe.

 

Learn more: Minnesota Dept. of Health Guidance

MDH Mask
close
Minnesota Dept of Health logo
Important COVID-19 Update