CALUMET — Bonnie Rendel, 88, a resident at Gardenview in Calumet and former Bluffs and Calumet resident, passed away peacefully with her husband by her side in the early morning hours on Wednesday, February 5, 2020.
She was born on May 3, 1931 in Monroe, Michigan a daughter of the late Floyd J. and Frances A. (Kull) Yeary.
Bonnie graduated from Houghton High School, and shortly thereafter on August 22, 1948, she was united in marriage to Ben Rendel.
Bonnie received her LPN degree and worked in the nursing/medical field. She was a member of the 7th Day Adventist Church in Houghton.
Preceding her in death are her two brothers, Maynard Yeary and Lon Yeary; and a son-in-law, Joseph Freed.
She is survived by her husband, Ben; daughter, Diane (Gary) Russell of Allouez Township; son, Brian Rendel of Hancock; four grandchildren, Chad (Kelly) Russell, Kurt (Trish) Russell, Tara Anderson and Bret (Jessica) Russell; seven great grandchildren, Kiera, Camille, Elleywn, Kerri, Brasher and William; and two sisters, Karen Todd of Battle Creek, and Alice Yeary of Monroe.
A graveside service will be held in the spring at Lake View Cemetery in Calumet.
The Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet is assisting the family with the arrangements.
Online condolences can be left for the family at ericksoncrowleypeterson.com.