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Bonna Tucker

September 23, 1928 — May 19, 2017

MINONK- Bonna Jo "Bonnie" Tucker, 88, of Minonk, passed away at 11:58 p.m., Friday, May 19, 2017 at Heritage Manor in Minonk, IL.

Bonna Jo was born September 23, 1928, south east of Minonk in Minonk Township, Woodford County, to John and Helen Tena (Ioerger) Manninga. She married Rowland H. Tucker, Jr. on December 8, 1946 in Minonk. He died May 20, 2016 in Minonk. She is also preceded in death by her parents.

Surviving is one sister, Lee Ora Osborn of Bloomington, IL; Three nieces, Laura (Paul) Wilewski of Downers Grove, IL; Anita (David) Seiler of Champaign, IL and their children Camden and Leah; Pamela (Robert) Zweibel of Powell, OH; one nephew, David (Christine) Punke of Eureka, IL and their children Jason Douglas and Laura Marie.

Bonnie attended Jefferson (county) grade school, west of Minonk, and graduated from Minonk Community High School in 1946.

Bonnie was a member of St. Paul's Church in Minonk where she was both confirmed and married. She was a charter member of Yankee Town Home Extension and a member of Matrons Club. Bonnie was employed as a bookkeeper at Minonk Plumbing and Heating and also worked at Minonk Country Florist. She enjoyed working with her yard and many flowers. She also enjoyed golfing, bowling, fishing for many years in Wisconsin, doing crafts and visiting with all her friends when she and her husband went out for evening meals.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at Minonk Township Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Minonk is assisting the family. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Heritage Manor in Minonk or the Minonk Ambulance Fund.

Online tributes and condolences may be made at

Graveside service

MAY 23. 2:00 PM (CDT)

Minonk Township Cemetery
Minonk, IL

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