Geneva Reinhardt Bolen


Geneva Reinhardt Bolen, 82 of China Spring, passed away suddenly on March 22, 2023.

Visitation: 6 to 8PM Monday, March 27 at Lake Shore Funeral Home, 5201 Steinbeck Bend in Waco.

Funeral Service: 2PM Tuesday, March 28 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Bellmead, with a graveside service at the China Spring Cemetery immediately following.

Geneva was born on February 24, 1941, in Valley Mills to Otto and Hilda Reinhardt. She married Kenneth Bolen the love of her life on March 17, 1961. They enjoyed 61 years of marriage. She was a long-time member of St. Paul Lutheran Church where she was active in LWML and the quilters group. She was the Tax Accessor/Collector for China Spring for many years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Bolen; parents, Otto and Hilda Reinhardt; and twin brother, Gene Reinhardt.

She is survived by her daughter, Kimberly Bolen Goolsby and husband Mark of Woodway; son, Randal Bolen and wife, Dotti of China Spring; daughter, Kendra Bolen Tucker and husband Jerry, of China Spring; grandchildren, Brooke Goolsby Cook, Megan Bolen Larabee, Joshua Bolen, Jacob Tucker and Kennedy Tucker; great-grandchildren, Nora Larabee and Hadley Cook, and sisters, Faynette Schulze and Joyce Nawara.

The family would like to express their appreciation to the staff at Stoney Brook for their friendship and care especially, Donna, Pam, Marilyn, Brittany and Brandi.


Place of Service: St. Paul Lutheran Church , 1301 Hogan Lane; Bellmead, TX 76705

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  1. A good Christian woman, she will be missed by many.

  2. Prayers of peace to Geneva’s family. As her other family here at Stoney Brook of Hewitt, please know how much we all loved and adored your mom. She was a blessing to us all and we will greatly miss her.

  3. I met Geneva at Stoney Brook when she first moved into the assisted living. I enjoyed sitting at her table for meals. She was such a blessing to me and I will remember her always. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time.

  4. David & Karen Bohac

    Randal, our sympathies for the sudden loss of your mother.
    David & Karen Bohac

  5. Joyce Nawara, sister

    Thanks for being a. great friend and table mate to Geneva. I was there with her on St Patrick’s day . I will appreciate all her friends that she truly cared about.

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