Edith Sierk

b. 16 September 1919, d. 7 March 2007
  • Edith Sierk was born on 16 September 1919 in New York.
  • Cleveland Broadbooks appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Attica, Wyoming County, New York. Other members of the household included Edith Sierk, Caroline Bauer, Ray Grant Sierk, Carolyn Broadbooks, Norman Lindsey Sierk and Evelyn Cora Sierk.
  • Ray Grant Sierk and Carolyn Broadbooks appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Attica, Wyoming County, New York, at Creek Road living next to Ray's brother Glenn.. Other members of the household included Edith Sierk, Norman Lindsey Sierk, Evelyn Cora Sierk and Paul R. Sierk.
  • She married Sherman M. Bolles say 1939.
  • The following appeared in the Wyoming County Times: Ray Grant Sierk, 81, of Harper Rd., Darien, was discovered dead in a field behind his home early July 15, 1968. Death was attributed to a heart attack. He had been in failing health for some time. State Troopers theorized he was fatally stricken while walking in the field.
         Mr. Sierk was born in Attica, Jan. 15, 1887, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Sierk. A member of the Darien Methodist Church, he was a retired farm operator.
         Surviving with his wife, Carolyn Broadbrooks Sierk, are two sons, Norman and Paul Sierk of Darien; two daughters, Mrs. Percy (Evelyn) Cady of Darien and Mrs. Sherman (Edith) Bolles of Houghton; six grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Lillian Ames of Attica; two brothers, Dr. Leo Sierk of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Glenn Sierk of Attica. He was a brother of the late Mary Guenther.
          Services were July 17, 1968 at the Marley Funeral Home with the Rev. W. Donald Houser officiating. Burial was in Forest Hill Cemetery.
  • Edith Sierk became a widow at the 24 August 2002 death of her husband Sherman M. Bolles.
  • Edith Sierk died on 7 March 2007 at age 87 in Winter Park, Polk County, Florida, at New Horizon Assisted Living Facility.
  • The following appeared on 9 March 2007 in the St. Petersburg Times: Edith S.
    Bolles, 87, of Brooksville, died Wednesday (March 7, 2007) at New Horizon ALF, Winter Haven. Born in Attica, N.Y., she moved to the Brooksville area 17 years ago from Orange City. She was a dental hygienist. She was a member of the Brooksville Wesleyan Church, Gideon International Ladies Auxiliary and the Brooksville Wesleyan Women's Missionary Society. Survivors include a sister, Evelyn Cady, Plano, Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews. Merritt Funeral Home, Brooksville.
  • Last Edited: 18 Jan 2009

Family: Sherman M. Bolles b. 31 May 1913, d. 24 August 2002