Bonnie Marie Howell, 73, of DeWitt, passed away at Genesis East Medical Center on Thursday, July 8, 2021. Honoring her wishes, cremation rites have been accorded with no services taking place. Burial takes place at a later date at the National Cemetery in Rock Island, Illinois. Lemke Funeral Homes assisted the family with arrangements.
Bonnie was born Oct. 21, 1947 in Ravenna, Ohio, the daughter of Harry and Norma (Moore) Sniderhan. Following high school, she served her country in the U.S. Navy.
Bonnie worked as a Teacher’s Assistant for Iowa East Central Train – Head Start for 30-plus years.
Bonnie enjoyed being outdoors and tending to her garden and loved spending all of her free time with her grandkids. She will be sadly missed.
Bonnie is survived by three sons – J. Jackson (Stephanie) Howell of Lowden, Billy Howell of Dubuque, and James Howell of DeWitt; three grandchildren – MaKayla, Katilynn and Logan; one great-grandchild – EverLee; with several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Preceding her in death are her parents and one sister — Lois Dibartolomeo.
Memorials made can be directed to the family.