September 10, 1935 ~ April 26, 2021
Julia Susanna Bolin, 86, of Baton Rouge, LA, passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2021. Julia was born in a small farming community in Minnesota. At the age of 17, with the permission of her father, she joined the United States Air Force. During her four year tour she met and married Sergeant John H. Bolin and the two were soon married and starting a family. Julia traveled across the country and abroad raising a family of four while John served a 21 year tour with the Air Force. They moved to Baton Rouge, LA where John’s family resided and Julia started a 28 year career with the State Department of Education. She was a devoted mother and a den mother in the Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, and Webelos. Julia’s hobbies included painting, dancing, gardening, and bird watching. The place she felt the most joy and peace was in the home she resided at for 50 plus years. The screened in porch was the place she loved the most as she admired her garden and flowers and listened to the birds sing. She raised four kids and helped raise two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She is survived by her children, John A. Bolin and Jeffrey M. Bolin; grandchildren, Justin C. Harper, Susanne L. Plaisance; great-grandchildren, Tiffany D. Paul, Ashlyn N. Forest, McKenzie Forest, Kage Forest; great great-grandchildren, Kellin Forrest, Athena H. Jackson, and Seige W. Burch; sister, Georgie Fuhrman; as well as many other relatives. She was preceded in death by her parents, Philip Hagen and Hazel M. Hagen; husband, John H. Bolin; children, Bobbie L. Pennington and Bryon K. Bolin; siblings, Marvin E. Hagen, Philip C. Hagen Jr.; and step-siblings, Carl M. Smith, Thais Roban, and Shirley Dufour. Memorial service will be held at Seale Funeral Home, 1720 S. Range Ave., Denham Springs, Thursday, May 6, at 7 p.m. with visitation beginning at 6 p.m. Please share your condolences at www.sealefuneral.com.