Yvonne Bolda

Date of Death: Nov 21, 2021
Yvonne Bolda

1931 - 2021

Yvonne Bolda, 90, of Waupun, passed away Sunday, November 21, 2021 at Christian Homestead.

Yvonne was born May 8, 1931 in Waupun the daughter of Fred and Esther Leu Nyhuis. Yvonne attended Waupun schools and graduated from Waupun High School in 1949. On June 30, 1951 she married Jerome “Jay” Bolda in Milwaukee. Following their marriage they resided in Milwaukee and New Berlin. She was employed at Elmbrook Pediatrics in Brookfield for several years. While residing in New Berlin she was a very active member of Calvary Community Church. In 2004 they moved to Waupun where they became members of Trinity Reformed Church.

Yvonne is survived by two daughters: Connie (Jerry) Kroeze of Orange City, IA and Laura (Gary) Dykstra of Holland, MI; a daughter-in-law, Jodi Bolda of Waupun; ten grandchildren: Kristin Bolda, Thomas Bolda, Rebecca (Chad) Matthiesen, Rachel (Tyler) Rambo, Katie (Justin) Pearson, Bethany Kroeze, Matthew Kroeze, Courtney (Nick) Hengst, Scott Dykstra, and Amy Dykstra; a sister, Karen (Arthur) Olson of Jenison, MI; and nieces and nephews.

Yvonne was preceded in death by her husband, Jay Bolda; a son, Steve Bolda; and two sisters: Lois Johnson and Marlene Barkley.


Friends and relatives may call on the family on Wednesday at the funeral home from 9 a.m. until the time of service.


Funeral services for Yvonne Bolda will be held Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at 10 a.m. at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun with Rev. Brent Matzen officiating.


Burial will follow at Forest Mound Cemetery in Waupun.



  1. Patricia Terbeest Says: November 22, 2021 at 2:26 pm

    Remembering this sweet lady fondly. Love and prayers for her family.

  2. Chery Maglio Says: November 22, 2021 at 3:34 pm

    My sympathy to Connie & Laura in the passing of your Mom. I remember your
    family well when attending Calvary Ref. Kurt & I enjoy all of your family
    and surely enjoyed your Mom & Dad. It was also so nice when they lived by
    my Mom & Dad at Gateway.

    Cher Maglio

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