Obituary of Pamela Fay Bolles
Pamela “Pam” Fay Bolles, was born in Grinnell, Iowa on September 23, 1959, the daughter of Bernie J. and Betty Marie (Laverman) Nikkel.
Pam was a graduate of Pella Christian High School with the Class of 1978. She then attended Dordt University for one year and then pursued nurses training at the St. Luke’s School of Nursing in Sioux City, Iowa. After acquiring her Registered Nurses Degree, Pam worked most of her nursing career at Methodist Hospital Burn Unit.
On October 3, 1981, in Pella, Iowa, Pam was united in marriage to Paul Alan Bolles. They made their home in Prairie City, Iowa and later in Altoona, Iowa. Pam worked for nursing homes in Prairie City and Newton and retired as workman comp liaison for an insurance company. Pam loved spending time with family, gardening, cooking, going to lunch with her sister, taking motorcycle rides, enjoying day trips with her friends and rooting on the Kansas City Chiefs.
On July 20, 2023, Pam entered through the Gates of Glory and into her eternal reward with her Savior. She was preceded in death by her parents; son Scott on February 21, 2017; brothers and sister-in-law Warren (Donna) Nikkel and brother Brent Nikkel and sister-in-law Deborah D. Nikkel.
Those left to honor the memory of Pam include her husband Paul Alan Bolles of Altoona, Iowa; son and daughter-in-law Anthony “Tony” Alan (Alissa) Bolles of Long Grove, Iowa; daughter-in-law Suzanne Bolles of Waukee, Iowa; six grandchildren Harper Bolles, Treyton Bolles, Makynli Bolles, Ryker Bolles, Axyl Bolles and Layne Bolles; sister and brother-in-law Diane (Jay) Bruxvoort of Oskaloosa, Iowa; brothers and sisters-in-law Larry (Connie) Nikkel of Altoona, Iowa, Ervin (Kim) Nikkel of Reasnor, Iowa and Verlin (Peggy) Nikkel of Oskaloosa, Iowa, Judy (Stuit) Nikkel and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
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