Bonnie J. Winterroth, 93, of Chebanse passed away on Monday, June 27, 2022 at her residence. She was born on November 4, 1928 in Chebanse, a daughter of William "Billy" and Marguerite (Mihm) Wolfe and they preceded her in death. She married Elwood Winterroth in Ashkum on May 13, 1948 and he preceded her in death on December 24, 1987.
Surviving are her three daughters and son-in-laws, Cindy (Paul) Beherns of Chebanse, Christie (Steve) Cushman of Gibson City and Laurie (Mark) Swinford of Chebanse; grandchildren, Jason (Kerry) Beherns, Chad (Erin) Beherns, Jeremy (Missy) Beherns, Adam (Sarah) Beherns, Joshua Cushman, Niki (Jayme) Egged, Ashley (Dave) Allen and Whitney (Andy) Nimz; great-grandchildren, Sydney, Bailey and Logan Beherns, Kourtnie, Haven, Charli, Kendall, Makinna and Morgan Beherns, Kaitlyne (Seth) Raines, Ben and Brady Keierleber, Kaley (T.J. Roesch) Cushman, Shelby (Alex Burke) Cushman, Riley and Maggie Cushman, Brodie, Peyton, Mason Doman, Quinn Egged, Gracyn, Brock and Avery Allen, and Liam, Harper and Addison Nimz; great-great grandchildren, Ella Burke and Paisley Roesch; and many nieces and nephews.
Bonnie was a lifelong resident of Chebanse and owner of E.G. Winterroth Inc. Bonnie was an active member of her church, Zion Lutheran in Chebanse. She was very active in the community over the years and helped by serving on different committees. She was a past president of the American Legion Auxillary. Her two biggest claims to fame were her delicious pies and being the Avon Lady in Chebanse for over 50 years.
Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers and sister-in-laws, Shirley (Alice) Wolfe, Virgil (Venita) Wolfe, Tom (Donna) Wolfe; three sisters and brother-in-laws, Arvilla (Fritz) Curia, Phyllis (Burnell) Bishop, Audrey (Bob) Gull; and sister-in-law, Ardell (Raynold) Nordmeyer.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at the Zion Lutheran Church in Chebanse and one hour prior to the funeral service. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 30, 2022 with the Rev. Harvey Nicholson officiating at the Zion Lutheran Church. Burial will be held at a later date in the Evergreen Cemetery in Chebanse.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Zion Lutheran Church in Chebanse and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
Arrangements are by the Knapp Funeral Home in Clifton.
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