G. Allen Bubolz
September 2, 1936 - November 19, 2015
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Wichmann Funeral Home
537 N. Superior Street
Appleton, WI 54911
920-739-1231 | Map
Tuesday 11/24, 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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St. Matthew Ev. Lutheran Church
129 South Mason Street
Appleton, WI
Wednesday 11/25, 1:00 pm
Wichmann Funeral Home
537 N. Superior Street
Appleton, WI 54911
920-739-1231 | Map

G. Allen Bubolz of Appleton died peacefully at Cherry Meadows Hospice Care Center after an extended illness with Parkinson's disease. He was 79. Allen was born in Washington D.C. to the late Gordon A. and Amelia T.M. (Juve) Bubolz. Before he could walk the family moved to Appleton and eventually to their home on River…

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Janet Smith Kistler left a message on November 30, 2015:
I was saddened to learn of Allen's death. I send you my deepest sympathy. Janet Kistler. Daughter of Esther Bubloz Smith
Walter Brummund, Jr. left a message on November 28, 2015:
It is with much sadness that I learn of Allen's passing. As younger cousins of Allen, who also lived on River Drive, my brothers and sister and I were often at the Bubolz home at "78." Allen has always been someone we've looked up to. The Bubolz home overlooked the Fox River. I fondly remember Allen showing us how to make slingshots from the sumacs that grew along the riverbank below their home. I also vividly recall a teenage Allen demonstrating how to drive his homebuilt washing machine-powered wooden go-cart on the street in front of their home. He was already an apparent leader and innovator at a young age. He was a great cousin, and I will miss him.
Kristine Sack left a message on November 26, 2015:
Kristen-I am so sorry for your loss, Your father lead a full life, full of love for his family, full of love for his recreation and full of devotion to causes he believed in. A definition of a successful life can be if he loved others and was loved in return and it's clear he achieved both of those milestones. You and your family are in my prayers.
Kristine (Porath) Sack left a message on November 26, 2015:
Kristen-I am so sorry for your loss, Your father lead a full life, full of love for his family, full of love for his recreation and full of devotion to causes he believed in. A definition of a successful life can be if he loved others and was loved in return and it's clear he achieved both of those milestones. You and your family are in my prayers.
Terry Pasterski left a message on November 24, 2015:
My sympathy to the Bubolz family. I am so very sorry to hearing about Allen's passing. I'm so sorry that I wouldn't be able to attend either the wake or the funeral due to prior commitments. You are all in my prayers. I'll cherish the memories of Allen and I going to the WWSF meetings and attending Think Tank all those years.
Peace of mind is a call away. We're here when you need us most.
Anne Morehouse left a message on November 23, 2015:
We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Allen sure lived a full life, his love for the water is definitely already living on through his family. Wishing for you peace in his memories during this challenging time and throughout these upcoming holidays.
Dave Doeringsfeld and Marge Ecker left a message on November 23, 2015:
So sorry for your loss; what a wonderful man he was. Sorry, we won't be with you at this difficult time, hope to see you soon. Much Love,
Dan Levine left a message on November 23, 2015:
OMG...My Heart is so heavy. I loved Allen. He was my mentor, my coach, a leader and inspiration to both my son Loren & I. There is not a day that I do not think of Allen and practice the values and determination he had. He will always be a part of me and my life...... My sincere condolences to the whole wonderful family that he and Kay raised..RIP
Georgia(Vosmek) + Harry Sotiros left a message on November 22, 2015:
Our very deepest sympathies and prayers to all the family. We will always remember Al and his humor and wit, especially our water skiing days, oh the fun memories. God bless and much love, Georgia (Vosmek) and Harry Sotiros.
Dan & Kathy Dumke left a message on November 22, 2015:
My thoughts and prayers are with the family. I remember Allen coming down to the Juve farm when I was a kid. We had so much fun on the farm. No more pain no more sorrow. Take care. Kathy & Dan Dumke
Jan Bonovich left a message on November 22, 2015:
I am very sorry for the loss of Allen. He was a wonder man. I feel very privaledged to have Kay and Allen as friends for so many years and getting to know their beautiful family. You all added a great deal to my life. Lots of wonderful memories.
Gursel Hanci left a message on November 22, 2015:
I would like to start with my sincere condolences to the entire Bubolz family. Allen was my idol when I was a guest student staying at Bubolz's resident in Appleton in 1960 -61. I felt like a part of Bubolz family; in fact I still do... I was only 17 and didn't know much of American life. Allen was an excellent trainer. Not only he taught me how to ski at the lake, he even put me on the ski shows, ( mostly in clown acts !!!) One little anecdote I have to mention is that he wanted me to grow a beard which he thought would be more eccentric for the ski shows and he was announcing me as an international skier from Middle east !!!! So that was it: I had a long dark beard . But the following week when Dad B. showed up at the cottage he went wild and told me to get rid of that bead right away and he added he didn't want a Fidel Castro in the house.... There went my international ski show! I will hold so many such fond memories I had while staying at Bubolz's. Rest in peace Allen; my prayers are with you and the entire family. Bye. Your loving brother, Gursel Izmir Turkey
Jan Bonovich left a message on November 22, 2015:
I am very sorry for the loss of Allen. He was a wonder man. I feel very privaledged to have Kay and Allen as friends for so many years and getting to know their beautiful family. You all added a great deal to my life. Lots of wonderful memories.
Barb Gitter left a message on November 22, 2015:
My very deepest sympathy on your loss.
Jane & Tony Hauser left a message on November 21, 2015:
Our hearts are sad to hear of your loss - such an amazing man- we also rejoicing because we know Allen is happy and healthy and at peace enjoying his new life. We love you Kay and our love and prayers are with your and your whole family!
Ben and Allison Salm left a message on November 21, 2015:
"Grandpa Allen and Grandma Kay" were some of our favorite neighbors on Prospect Ave! Allen was such a warm soul...with a twinkle in his eye. Rest in Peace, Allen, and please accept our deepest sympathy.
Annie. Ann Grosskopf left a message on November 21, 2015:
I am so sorry. I will always hold such fond memories we all had at 807. You all were my second family. Allen was such a pillar of strength. Love you all.
Jen Bauer (VanDenEng) left a message on November 21, 2015:
My sincere condolences to the entire Bubolz family. I have always had tremendous respect for Allen and truly enjoyed the years we spent working together at Jellystone. Rest in Peace, Allen! Kay, my thoughts and prayers are with you during this time.
JoAnn left a message on November 21, 2015:
Codolances to you and your family.
Patty Vaughn West Gartley left a message on November 21, 2015:
As most of his family knows, Allen was a very special person in my life, having been his "doubles" partner in water ski shows and tournaments during all those wonderful days in the '50's. He was everything his obituary said - AND THEN SOME! He was a giant of a man and his warm and outgoing personality knew no boundaries, and he was loved by many. My condolences go out to all his family members - he most certainly will be missed by so many! My love, thoughts and prayers will be with all of you during this time of mourning and especially as he is laid to his final resting place next Wednesday. God bless you, Allen. I will always love you and will forever remember all the fond memories we shared.
Peace of mind is a call away. We're here when you need us most.
Zay left a message on November 21, 2015:
I'm so thankful for the twinkle in the eye Uncle Allen had. It let me know he was listening and loved me. I send my sympathy to my cousins and Aunt as I celebrate the wonderful man who touched my life so sweetly.
Wichmann Funeral Home & Crematories left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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