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Bonita 'Bonnie' Kingsbury

February 14, 1929 October 23, 2018
Bonita 'Bonnie'  Kingsbury
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Bonita ‘Bonnie’ Kingsbury, age 89, of Boone and the Westhaven Community, died Tuesday, October 23, 2018, at the Home.

Per her wishes, she has been cremated and a Memorial Service will be held Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at the Schroeder-Reimers Memorial Chapel at Sixth and Marshall. Burial of her cremains will be in Ames Municipal Cemetery, Ames, Iowa.

Bonita Phyllis ‘Bonnie’ (Kruse) Kingsbury, was born in Ogden, Iowa, on February 14, 1929, the daughter of Edward Peter-George and Gladys Rubeena (Engleen) Kruse. She graduated from Ogden High School in 1947. On January 28, 1950, Bonnie married Carrol Kingsbury in Des Moines. To this union, four children were born, Marcelyn, Rosalie, Barbara and Ronald. Bonnie was a home maker for her family and she was a cook at the Westhaven Community until her retirement in 2006.

Bonnie was a member of the Augustana Lutheran Church. She was a girl scout for life, as she was very active and a Troop Leader. She enjoyed camping, baking and going to coffee. Bonnie and Carrol were members of the Iowa Draft Pony Hitch Association in Des Moines, Iowa. They showed a team of ponies and would be entered into many parades over the years. Most of all, Bonnie loved to spend time with Carrol.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Carrol in 1997; daughter, Marcelyn Reeves in 1999 and her parents and her twin sister, Benita, at birth and a brothers, Dennis, in infancy. Bonnie is survived by her two daughters, Rosalie ‘Rose’ Rysavy and her husband, Russell of Boone and Barbara Kingsbury of Seattle, Washington; a son, Ronald Kingsbury and his wife, Jean of Nevada; ten grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Sharon Sharp of Boone and Charlene Brice of Boone and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may call at the Schroeder-Reimers Memorial Chapel at 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service.

In memory of Bonnie, memorials may be directed to the family.


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Visitation

Saturday

27

Oct

9:30 AM 10/27/2018 9:30:00 AM - 10:30 AM 10/27/2018 10:30:00 AM
Schroeder-Reimers Memorial Chapel

1006 Sixth Street
Boone, IA 50036

The family will be present at this time.

Schroeder-Reimers Memorial Chapel
1006 Sixth Street Boone 50036 IA
United States

Memorial Service

Saturday

27

Oct

10:30 AM 10/27/2018 10:30:00 AM
Schroeder-Reimers Memorial Chapel

1006 Sixth Street
Boone, IA 50036

Schroeder-Reimers Memorial Chapel
1006 Sixth Street Boone 50036 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Ames Municiple Cemetery Final Resting Place

310 East 9th Street
Ames , Iowa 50012

310 East 9th Street Ames 50012 Iowa
United States
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