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January 22, 1916 – Monday, December 7, 2009

Service Information
Salem Lutheran Church
Saturday, December 12, 2009
10:30 AM

Visitation Information

David T. Bolduc, age 93, formerly of So. Minneapolis & Greenfield died Monday, December 7, 2009 at St. Therese Health Care Center in New Hope.

David Thomas was born to Louis and Laura (nee: Pumarlo) Bolduc on January 22, 1916 in Corcoran Township. He served in the South Pacific with the Army Air Corp. 1942-1945 during World War II. On June 12, 1947 David T. Bolduc and Evelyn R. Splittstoesser were joined in holy marriage at Redeemer Lutheran Church in St. Paul. God blessed their marriage with a daughter: JoAnne. He was employed by Williams Wholesale Hardware for 34 years in Minneapolis, retiring in 1980. Always a hard worker, David soon began working part-time at Erickson New Market in Plymouth, retiring from there after 15 years at the age of 81. A faithful member of Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, David formerly served as a church greeter. He was also a member of the St. Michael Legion post #567. He loved to travel, enjoyed gardening, fishing, dancing and playing cards. His favorite pastime was to watch videos of the Lawrence Welk show.

David is survived by daughter JoAnne J. (James E.) Murray of Greenfield; grandchildren, James P. Murray & Jodi (Parc) Gunderson; great-grandchildren, Avery & Ashley Gunderson; sister-in-law, Esther Johnson of Crystal and many other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Louis & Laura Bolduc; brother, Francis; sister, Eva and his wife of 57 years, Evelyn.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, December 12, 2009 at 10:30 AM at Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Greenfield. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at church. Interment will be held at the Salem Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery.

2 Guestbook Entries


    I worked with Dave back in 1978 & 1979 he was one of the nicest guys I knew, he helped me in the hardware area, and was always smiling and laughing when doing his work for the day. Dave also worked with my dad (SY GILLITZER)for about 30 years, my dad said Dave was the greatest guys to work with. May he rest in pease.

  2. David William Bolduc

    I’ve only recently come to know Dave, which is unusual given the fact I am me and not that he was I. Sharing a name is coincidence, however being motivated by another’s life is a gift that cannot be ungiven. Rejoice in the now.


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