Vernis "Vern" Bolen

January 9, 1938 ~ May 8, 2020 (age 82)


Vern Bolen, 82, of Westfield, passed away May 8, 2020. 

Vern was one of four children who grew up in southern Indiana. Before retiring, he owned and operated Vern’s Excavating along with his wife, Marilyn.

During 39 years of marriage, Vern and Marilyn enjoyed traveling to different states seeing the many historical sights.  They were avid bicycle riders and would ride their bikes throughout the neighborhood for hours on end. 

Vern liked to watch old western movies, play euchre, and go hunting.

Vern was preceded in death by his wife, Marilyn Bolen in 2017.

Survivors include his stepsons, Hugh E. (Pam) Nettleton, Jr, and Daniel Nettleton; grandson, Michael Nettleton and granddaughter, Amanda.

A Committal Service will take place on Saturday, June 6, 2020 at 11 am in Carmel Cemetery.

In memory of Vern, contributions may be given to the Wounded Warrior Project, 230 W. Monroe Street #200, Chicago, IL  60606

Bussell Family Funerals, Carmel-Westfield is privileged to assist the family in arrangements.

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Committal Service
June 6, 2020

11:00 AM
Carmel Cemetery
1000 N Rangeline Road
Carmel, IN 46032


Wounded Warrior Project
7020 A.C. Skinner Parkway, Suite 100, Jacksonville FL 32256
Tel: 1-877-832-6997

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