Berniece A. Bonny, 84, of Loda passed away at 7:50 pm Friday January 13, 2023 at the Gibson Community Hospital-Annex. Her graveside service will be held at 2:00 pm Friday January 20, 2023 at West Salem Moravian Cemetery in West Salem, Illinois. Deacon John Knakmuhs will officiate. An additional service will be held at 10:00 am Saturday January 21, 2023 at Oak Grove Cemetery in Leroy and will include military honors for her recently deceased husband Charles. Memorial contributions may be made to the family.
Berniece was born April 19, 1938 in Chicago. She married Charles W. Bonny on July 28, 1956 in Parkersburg. He passed away October 24, 2022. They were married for sixty-six wonderful years.
Surviving Berniece is a daughter Susan (Joe) Hale of Saybrook, a daughter-in-law Kimberly Bonny of Gibson City. Seven grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren and two siblings Violet (Richard) Judge of Parkersburg and John (Barb) Knakmuhs of West Salem. She was preceded in death by her son Mark.
Berniece worked many jobs over the years. She worked in a candy factory, at GE, Eureka Williams and State Farm. She met many people and made many friends over the years. However, she was happiest when she was surrounded by her family. She will be missed by all that knew and loved her.