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Henry “Bones” George Bolt, age 72, of Dorr and Howard City, Michigan, passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 1, 2019. He was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan on October 13, 1947, to the late George and Johanna (Groen) Bolt. Henry served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. After his time in the service Henry worked many years as an avid builder of homes all over Michigan. He loved working with horses, was known to spoil any and all children, liked buying and selling at auctions, and enjoyed barrel racing whether it was watching his daughter or racing himself.

Survivors include his daughter, Mandy Bolt; brothers, George and Bill (Jean) Bolt; sister-in-law, Joanne Peltz; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Henry was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Bonnie McMichael; brother, Frank Peltz; and nephew, Ronnie McMichael.

Per his wishes cremation has taken place and no services will be held. In lieu of flowers memorials can be donated to Zeeland Spectrum Health Hospice.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staffs at MediLodge to Holland and Spectrum Health Hospice in Zeeland.

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Cremation arrangements were entrusted to Michigan Cremation & Funeral Care, Grand Rapids, MI, exclusive providers of Veterans Funeral Care.


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  1. Amanda Sims on December 6, 2019 at 9:38 pm

    I was friends with Mandy when we were teens and they lived in Dorr. He was always very nice to me, changed my tire once when our little girl gang got a flat and was running late for school!

  2. Melisa~ on December 7, 2019 at 3:55 am

    Special condolences for you Mandy and family, for a man who was like a father to me for a lot of years. ~~ Rest in peace Bones, god speed. !

  3. Mar Edgell on December 9, 2019 at 8:12 pm

    Oh Bones, the times we had while the kids rode. Beer in our coffee mugs and a ready chuckle always. I’ll be at ur party with bells on!
    RIH my friend.

  4. bill tripp on December 12, 2019 at 6:54 pm

    rest in peace old slips by so fast.

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