ORANGE — Linda L. Walles Bollman, 66, of West Orange, passed away in the early morning hours of Monday, June 9, 2014 at her home, holding the hand of her husband, Howard. Linda enjoyed being a wife, mother, sister and friend to many. She was a Wonderful Woman. Linda was born in Orange, Texas on August 9, 1947 to her parents, Jesse and Rena (Sonier) Walles, she grew up in the Orangefield community and had lived in Orange for the last several years. Linda battled cancer for the last four years of her life, however she continued her journey with an unwavering spirit.
Linda is preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Floyd Walles. Those who will most cherish her memory are her husband, Howard Bollman of West Orange; her son, Tim Bollman of West Orange; her step sons, Randy Bolman and wife, Kris of Virginia and Andy Bollman and wife, Tami of Bullard, Texas; her sister, Betty Dudley of Vidor; four granddaughters and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.
Memorial services to remember and honor Linda’s life will be at 3:00 P.M. Friday, June 13, 2014 in the Chapel of Dorman Funeral Home in Orange with Reverend Scott McIntosh, pastor of North Orange Baptist Church, officiating. A gathering of Linda’s family and friends will be from 2:00 P.M. until 3:00 P.M. Friday at the funeral home. Cremation and Service arrangements are under the direction of Dorman Funeral Home in Orange. Linda’s family wishes to express sincere thanks to the Staff of Texas Oncology and also to the staff of Odyssey Hospice for their care and efforts during the last four years of Linda’s life. In lieu of flowers, the Bollman family has requested that donations be made in Linda’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 755 South Eleventh Street, Suite 212, Beaumont, Texas 77701-3723. (409) 835-2138 or www.cancer.org/donate. Condolences may be expressed for the family at www.dormanfuneralhome.com