Bonnie J. Wallendal, 77, of Waupun, formerly of Burnett, passed away Saturday, November 8, 2014 at Hospice Home of Hope in Fond du Lac, after a long battle with cancer.
Bonnie was born July 3, 1937 in Burnett to Raymond and Zelma Tank Beekman. After attending high school in Horicon, Bonnie married Roger J. Wallendal on September 15, 1956 in Theresa and they were married for 58 loving years. Bonnie enjoyed word search and crossword puzzles as well as watching game shows. She liked to dance and especially loved to take care of her grandkids.
Bonnie is survived by her husband, Roger, of Waupun; her daughters, Peggy (Steve) Barker, Lori (Ron) Christman, and Nancy Wallendal: her sons, Dean (Angie) Wallendal, Brian Wallendal (Terri Janzer), Mark (Tammy) Wallendal, and Michael Twardokus; three sisters, Gertrude, Judy, and Ilene; a brother, Calvin; 15 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Friends and relatives may call on the family on Thursday at the funeral home from 4-5 p.m.
A memorial services for Bonnie Wallendal will be held Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 5 p.m. at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun with Rev. Jack Kraaz officiating.
A memorial has been established in Bonnie’s name and may be directed to the family.
The family wishes to express their sincere thanks to the 2nd floor staff at Waupun Memorial Hospital and Hospice Home of Hope in Fond du Lac for their compassion, kindness, and support during this difficult time.