Linda Janice 'Jan' Bollerman
Linda Janice "Jan" Bollerman died September 16, 2019 at age 81 of frontotemporal degeneration (FTD).
Jan was born July 30, 1938, in Spokane, WA, to Ellsworth and Edith (Shaw) Johnson. She grew up in southwest Portland, graduating from Whitman College in 1960. She earned a Masters in Social Work after study at the University of Chicago and Portland State. Jan worked with young people for 40 years at Boys and Girls Aid Society, Campfire Girls and Helensview School. She loved playing the piano, singing in choirs, acting in Community theater and canoeing.
She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Jim; and their five children, Tamara, Damian, Teresa, Julie and Tasha; and eight grandchildren. A sixth child, Sarah, preceded Jan in death. A memorial gathering is scheduled for Sunday, November 17, 2019 at Woodstock Wine and Deli from 2-5pm.
Contributions can be made in Jan's name to the American Canoe Club, Francis Street Music Center and theaftd.org.