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Bonnie Mae Nelson

September 3, 1931 December 15, 2018
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Obituary for Bonnie Mae Nelson

Bonnie Mae Nelson, 87, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 15th surrounded by her family.

Funeral services will be held at 10 AM, Saturday, December 22nd at Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service, Iowa City, with Rev. John Raab officiating. Visitation will be Friday from 5 to 7 PM at the funeral home. A luncheon will follow at The Kirkwood Room. Graveside committal will be at 3 PM Saturday at Waveland Cemetery, near Prairie City, Iowa.

Bonnie Mae Nelson was born September 3, 1931, in Prairie City, IA, to Otto A. and Florence Collet Nelson. She graduated from Prairie City High School with the class of 1949. After graduation she worked in Des Moines for 14 years when she then moved to Iowa City and worked for Plumbers Supply Co. and retired in 1998. Bonnie enjoyed time with friends, traveling the world, needlework, and serving the people in her community.

Bonnie was preceded in death by her father in 1932, her parents Frank and Florence Wagner, step brother and wife, Wendell and Helen Wagner, niece Deanna Wagner Purscell, and nephew Bruce Wagner. She is survived by a sister, Phyllis Brown, and nieces and nephews – Diane Brown, Steven (Junie) Brown, Janene (Thom) Kraft, David (Deb) Brown, Linda (Steve) Gill, Truman (Caren) Wagner, Brenda (Kyle) Harshbarger, Arlys Wagner, Karen Wagner, and many great nieces and nephews, cousins, and friends.

Memorials received will be donated to projects near to Bonnie’s heart.

Bonnie would like to thank Dr. Miller and the wonderful staff at Mercy Oncology for their excellent care.

Online condolences may be sent to www.lensingfuneral.com


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Visitation

Friday

21

Dec

5:00 PM 12/21/2018 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 12/21/2018 7:00:00 PM
Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service -- Iowa City

605 Kirkwood Avenue
Iowa City, IA 52240

Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service -- Iowa City
605 Kirkwood Avenue Iowa City 52240 IA
United States

Service

Saturday

22

Dec

10:00 AM 12/22/2018 10:00:00 AM
Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service -- Iowa City

605 Kirkwood Avenue
Iowa City, IA 52240

Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service -- Iowa City
605 Kirkwood Avenue Iowa City 52240 IA
United States
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