Bollweg III, Henry

Bollweg III, Henry


Henry Bollweg, III, 79, passed away on March 24, 2015 in Apache Junction, AZ.  He was born in 1935 in Douglas, AZ.

Hank was preceded in death by his parents, Helen Brooke Bollweg and Henry Bollweg, Jr.

He graduated from high school in Douglas, AZ.  He immediately joined the Navy, where he served as a signalman from 1954 to 1957.

He received a Bachelor of Science from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, and earned a Master of Education at the University of Arizona in Tucson.

After college, he taught in Illinois for two years, two years in Ganado, AZ, two years in Bishop, CA and thirty years in Bisbee, AZ.  Hank enjoyed fishing, gardening, cooking and home repair projects.

Hank is survived by his son, Henry Bollweg, IV, and his grandson, Jonathan Henry Bollweg.

He watched the building and progress Cochise College in Douglas, AZ with interest and pride.  Memorial donations are gratefully accepted for a scholarship fund that is being organized for Cochise College.  Any donations may be sent to Henry Bollweg, 8931 E. Civano Dr., Gold Canyon, AZ 85118.

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17 responses to Bollweg III, Henry

  1. One of my Favorite Teachers…..Prayers & Love to Your Family!

  2. Shelly Cooke says:

    not just a terrific teacher but a beautiful person. Loved you “Tata Bollweg”. You made high school an easier place to be. You will be missed.

  3. Deanna Cooke says:

    Mr Bollweg was a great teacher. My condolences to the family.

  4. My condolences to his family. He taught me at Bisbee High School, was a very nice teacher…

  5. Mr. Bollweg made science/chemistry fun both inside and outside the classroom! Excellent teacher and one who clearly understood that by making it fun he could reach far more students in a lasting and impactful way than through traditional means. Thank you Mr. Bollweg, you will be greatly missed.

  6. John Gribble says:

    Mr. B thoughts and prayers out to u. You are on your new journey. One on the best teachers I had. U will bi missed by many.

  7. Condolensces to his family. He was my Science teacher junior year and I liked him very well.

  8. What a very sad loss for those of us still here, but WHAT A GAIN HEAVEN received. My condolences to the family.

  9. Ramon Garcia says:

    My deepest and most sincere condolences to Mr. Bollweg’s family. He helped solidify my interest in science. His zeal for teaching and his quirky sense of humor made learning fun. He will always be remembered as one of my favorite teachers and favorite human beings. Rest in peace and teach them some good science in that big chemistry classroom in the sky.

  10. Susana Judd says:

    He was a wonderful teacher, he instilled the love of chemistry for me. He always made learning fun. My condolences to all.

  11. My best time was in his chemistry class. Not only did we learn how to blow things up, we got to make hooch!!!!! My prayers go out to his family.

  12. Mr. Bollweg was one of my favorite teachers. I enjoyed his antics in the classroom and his teaching style. I have many fond memories of him and chemistry. God bless his family in their time of sorrow. RIP.

  13. Aileen Plumb says:

    My condolences and prayers. Chemistry came alive with Mr. Bollweg.

  14. RIP Mr. Bollweg. I took Chemistry from you my Jr. year at BHS. You are a most compassionate yet firm teacher. I thank you for your devotion to those whom you taught.

  15. Hank was the best! I loved chemistry and physics because he made them comprehensible. Sending prayers to his family. I know he will be missed.


  17. Mike Spencer says:

    Mr. Bollweg made chemistry a joy to learn. He was one of my all time best teachers. I went to Bisbee High in 1970-1971.

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