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Name: Bonnie L. Cullers Tonkel
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DECEASED 2015,
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1961 Attended from k through s

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Birthdate: December 16, 1942   
Date of Death: September 26, 2015  
       

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Bonnie Lou Tonkel, 72, of Columbia City, Ind., passed away at 11:00 p.m. on Saturday September 26, 2015, at Presence Sacred Heart Home in Avilla. Born December 16, 1942, in Whitley County, she was the daughter of Betty (Cullers) Baker.

Bonnie attended Whitley County Schools and graduated from Columbia City Joint High School with the Class of 1961. She then went on to beauty college and obtained her beautician's license. Bonnie became the owner and operator of Looking Good Hair Salon in Columbia City.

She enjoyed roller skating, bowling, sewing, and crocheting scarves and blankets for her family and friends.

Survivors include her sons, Cary Tonkel and Chad (Kari) Tonkel, both of Columbia City; grandchildren, Victoria "Tori" Tonkel, Cody Tonkel, Courtney Tonkel, Conner Tonkel and Kolby Tonkel, all of Columbia City; brother, Richard "Dick" (Sandra) "Sam" Cullers of Greenwood; and niece, Lisa (David) Anderson of Indianapolis. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Claude and Jesse Cullers and mother Betty Baker.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday September 30, 2015 at DeMoney-Grimes, a Life Story Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City. Funeral services for Bonnie will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday October 1, 2015 at the funeral home. Burial will follow in South Park Cemetery, Columbia City.

Memorial contributions in memory of Bonnie may be made to Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home or American Alzheimer's Association. To read Bonnie's obituary or to send her family on-line condolences, visit www.demoneygrimes.com.


 
Last Updated: 09-29-2015 Alumni ID: 13645
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