Kathleen Bolte — Duker & Haugh


Kathleen Ann “Kathy” (Hummel) Bolte, age 70, of Quincy, passed away peacefully on Sunday June 30, 2024 in Blessing Hospital. She was born on August 27, 1953 in Quincy, Illinois, the daughter of Melvin J. and Delores “De De” (Dudley) Hummel.

On October 13, 1972 she married Robert “Bob” Bolte. He survives.

Kathy worked several years at Motorola in Quincy before becoming a stay-at-home mom. Once all of her kids were in school, Kathy went to Quincy University graduating in 1994 with her Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology with a minor in Psychology. Kathy then devoted the rest of her working years to be an alcohol and drug counselor at the Hannibal Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse. She worked for Gateway inside the Missouri Department of Corrections Women’s Eastern Reception, Diagnostic and Correctional Center in Vandalia, MO.

In addition to her husband Bob, Kathy is also survived by:
FOUR CHILDREN: Chrissi (Jeff) Lowenburg of Quincy; Anthony “Tony” (Amanda) Bolte of Macomb, IL; Stephanie Bolte of Quincy and Matthew (Samantha Patterson) Bolte of Quincy.
The pride and joy of her life were her grandchildren: Hayley and Hannah Simpson, Kelsey, Jordan and Brennan Bolte; Parker Doss and Lucas Bolte.
Also surviving are her SISTER: Pamela Hills of Quincy and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Kathy was preceded in death by a daughter: Jennifer Lynn Bolte, her parents, and a brother: Melvin “Joe” Hummel, Jr.

Memorial services will be held on Saturday, July 6, 2024 at 12:00 noon in Duker & Haugh Funeral Home. Visitation will be on Saturday from 11:00 AM until the time of the services at noon. Inurnment will take place at a later date at Calvary Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Illinois Veterans Home Activities Fund or to the Charity of the Donor’s Choice. The Duker & Haugh Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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