“Cowboy” Bollig, 60, passed away on Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at home
surrounded by his family. He was born on July 9, 1953, in Colorado to
the late Leonard and Elizabeth (nee Babish) Bollig.
Daniel was an amazing husband, father, brother, musician, artist,
furniture builder, carpenter, cook and friend. He made the best green
chili this side of Colorado! God gifted Daniel with an unfaltering
honesty that gained him love and respect from all who knew him. His
unconditional love and pride in his children taught them the important
values and morals in life that will live forever in their hearts, and he
will hold them every night in the 100-acre woods.
Cowboy touched everyone with his wisdom and profound honesty. God
blessed him with golden hands that turned pieces of wood and paper into
memories. All who knew Daniel “Cowboy” Bollig are a little smarter, and
a little simpler, and feel a love in the core of their heart that has
changed them forever. We were the lucky ones!
We live on with the recollection of Dan’s words, “We all become a
He is survived by his wife, Kathleen (nee Koslovich); children, Jade,
Maggie, Michael and John; siblings, Terry, Len, Jackie, Barbara, Jeff
and Robyn; and his best little buddy, Tanner. He is further survived by
many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
The visitation will be held on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, from 4-6:45 p.m.
with a prayer vigil at 7 p.m. at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel (1420 W
Paradise Drive, West Bend). The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on
Saturday, Jan. 18 at 11 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church (521
Congress St., Newburg, WI 53090) with the Rev. Kevin Kowalske and the
Rev. Guy Gurath presiding. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be
made to the family.
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family; (262)