She was born in Reedsburg, WI on June 6, 1951, a daughter of the late Lysle and Perry (Bachar) Janzen. Myrtle married Anthony L. Bolen on June 11, 1969 in Madison. He preceded her in death on July 30, 1983.
Survivors include her children: Cynthia (Philip) Trussoni, Scandinavia, WI; Valarie (Mark) Schmieder, Appleton, WI; Arthur (Michele) Bolen, Waupaca, WI; Farrah Bolen, Spooner, WI; grandchildren: Joseph Abhold; Sarah Abhold; Rebecca Abhold; Sonja Jones; Mark Schmieder II; Ceoni Schmieder; Anthony Bolen; Alexander Bolen; Rylan Adams; great-grandchildren: Izabelle Guerrero, Alexiana VanEperen, Aiden Guerrero, Gracie and Isabelle Trussoni; siblings: Arthur (Kathy) Janzen, William “Bill” Janzen, Ramona (James) Rabuck and Lori (David) Thurman. Myrtle is further survived by numerous other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband – Anthony, mother-in-law, father-in-law, brother – Curtis Janzen and nephew – Christopher Rabuck.
A Memorial Service will be held at Holly Funeral Home in Waupaca at 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 17, 2018 with Rev. Dione Miller officiating. Visitation will be held on Saturday, from 9 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations to the family to offset final costs are appreciated.