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Bonnie Manders

August 5, 1934 ~ January 10, 2021 (age 86)

Obituary

The funeral will be Livestreamed on Sunday. The link will appear below the service information on Saturday. 

Face coverings will be required for entry to services on Sunday.

Bonnie (Pratt White) Manders passed away January 10th, 2021 at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston, Iowa. Open visitation will be held at Armstrong Funeral Home in Mt Ayr from 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Saturday, January 16th. Visitation will be held at McLaren's Resthaven Chapel, 801 19th St, West Des Moines, from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM on Sunday, January 17th, with services to start at 2:30 PM, followed by a committal service in Resthaven Cemetery immediately after.

Bonnie Pratt was born on August 5th,1934 to Howard and Opal Pratt in Walnut City, Iowa, now part of West Des Moines. She graduated from Valley High School and married Richard White on June 12, 1953, and they had four children together. Bonnie had a great love for animals and worked for many years as a veterinary technician in West Des Moines. She moved to Sun Valley Lake, Iowa, and married Charles Manders in 2009. She enjoyed supporting the Ellston Methodist Church and area charities, and taking her dog, Jake, to hospitals and senior homes. She and Charles shared a love for music, and Bonnie joined him as a player in the Tingley Kitchen Band, entertaining at hospitals, senior homes and events in the area.

Bonnie is survived by her sister Gerry Bracewell; daughters Nancy (Jim) Goode and Teresa Campbell; grandson Justin (Cherokee) Campbell; great-grandchildren Mason and Rayne. She was preceded in death by son, Thomas, and daughter Kathryn Fiedler.

She was beloved by all who knew her and will be sorely missed. We want to say a special thank you to Elaine Hargrove. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to: Congregate Meal Site, 111 W Main St, Tingley, IA 50863; Greater Regional Hospital, 1700 W Townline St, Creston, IA 50801; Greater Regional Hospice Home, 1111 Country Club Drive, Creston, IA 50801.

 

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Funeral Service


Services

Open Visitation
Saturday
January 16, 2021

12:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Armstrong Funeral Home
205 West Monroe St
Mount Ayr, IA 50854

Visitation
Sunday
January 17, 2021

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
McLaren's Resthaven Chapel & Mortuary
801 19th Street
West Des Moines, IA 50265

Funeral Service
Sunday
January 17, 2021

2:30 PM
McLaren's Resthaven Chapel & Mortuary
801 19th Street
West Des Moines, IA 50265

Burial
Sunday
January 17, 2021

Resthaven Cemetery
801 19th Street
West Des Moines, IA 50265

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