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home : obituaries : obituaries Friday, May 22, 2015

6/17/2014 Email this articlePrint this article 
Bonita Rose Broders
Bonita Rose "Bonnie" Broders, 81, formerly of Stockton, died Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at Simpson Memorial Home, West Liberty.

Bonnie was born July 26, 1932, to Edwin and Velma Paustian Lilienthal in Davenport. Bonnie graduated from Durant High School in 1950. She married Jack D. Broders on Sept. 15, 1951, in Davenport. She and Jack farmed in Muscatine County for many years and enjoyed playing 500 and sheephead. Jack preceded her in death April 25, 1995.

She was a member of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Durant, a former member of Purity Chapter Order of Eastern Star, Wilton, and the Durant Garden Club. Bonnie enjoyed gardening, the Muscatine County Fair, camping with friends at the Iowa State Fair and watching the Cubs at the nursing home. Above all, she loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them.

Visitation will be 2-5 p.m. Sunday, June 22, at Bentley Funeral Home, Durant. Additional visitation will be one hour before the service at the church.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 23, at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Durant.

Serving as pallbearers will be Toby Lehman, Zachary Broders, Matthew Broders, Jim Lilienthal, John Lilienthal and Bob Lilienthal.

Interment will take place at the Durant Cemetery.

She is survived and lovingly remembered by her sons, Joe Broders of Fort Collins, Colo., and Jerry (Kimberly) Broders of DeWitt; daughters, Cindy (Ron) Lehman of West Liberty and Kelly Broders of Atalissa; five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and her brother, Dale (Joan) Lilienthal of Durant.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.

Memorial donations may be made to Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Simpson Memorial Home or the National Autism Association.

Online remembrances and condolences may be left at www.bentleyfuneral home.com.


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