Yahr, Bonita L.

Died: 21 August 2015

Yahr, Bonita L. “Bonnie” passed away Friday 21 August 2015 at her residence at the age of 76 years. She was born in Peoria, IL on 1 October 1938 to Arthur and Lola (Harfst) Williamson. She was a graduate of Easton High School in 1956. On 1 September 1961 she married Curt Yahr in Havana, IL. Bonnie was employed over the years at the State Office in Illinois, the West Bend Co., and the secretary of Yahr Oil Co. Bonnie was a member of Inner Wheel (Woman’s Rotary), Fenton Finders of America and the Red Hats.

Bonnie is survived by her husband Curt, her children Steve (Molly) Yahr and Bob (Laurie) Yahr; grandchildren Mason, Mitchell, Maxwell, Maclain, Austin and Amber; her brother Lawrence (Ruth) Williamson; brother in law Richard (Lynn) Yahr, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, and her brother David Williamson. 

Funeral Services were held at 4:00 pm on Thursday, 27 August at St. Andrew Lutheran Church (7750 Hwy 144, West Bend) with Rev. Robert A. Korytkowski presided. Visitation was at the CHURCH ONLY on Thursday, 27 August from 1:00 pm until the time of services (4:00 pm). Interment was at Boltonville Union Cemetery on Friday at 10:00 am. Memorials to St. Andrew Lutheran Church or The Kathy Hospice are appreciated. 

The family would like to thank the Kathy Hospice for the wonderful nursing staff, all the family and friends for all the support and prayers, and a special thank you to Delores Palash for her generous offering of time and friendship. Bonnie is listed on page x and xi as a patron and volunteer of the History and Family Tree of the Friedrich Seidemann Family 4th edition 2005, pictured on page 365, and listed on the family tree on page 373. She will be deeply missed by her family and friends.