Mary Bonney, age 94, of Coon Rapids, IA, passed away on Monday, April 26, 2021 at her home in Coon Rapids.
Funeral service will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Friday, April 30, 2021 at the United Methodist Church in Coon Rapids with Rev. Joyce Webb officiating. Organist for the service will be Lula Garnes. Casket bearers will be Chad Toyne, Craig Bonney, Sara Bonney, Andrea Gillmor, and Jacob Gillmor. Burial will be in Orange Township Cemetery.
Visitation will be held at the United Methodist Church from 9:00 – 10:00 A.M. on Friday prior to the service.
Those in attendance at Mary’s service are asked to abide by Covid-19 guidelines and facemasks are required at the church.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home in Coon Rapids and online condolences may be left for the family at www.dahnandwoodhouse.com
Mary was born on August 3, 1926 in Coon Rapids and was the daughter of Elmer “Noble” and Kathryn Marie (Jacobsen) Long. Mary was a lifelong resident of Coon Rapids where she graduated from high school in 1945. She worked for Garst and Thomas Seed Company for several years before she married Theodore “Ted” Oliver Bonney on February 2, 1949 at the United Methodist Church in Coon Rapids. Mary was an active farm wife until Theodore passed away in an auto accident on August 5, 1964. Shortly thereafter, she began working at Iowa Savings Bank where she was employed for 43 years. She was a lifelong member of the United Methodist Church in Coon Rapids where she had served as Treasurer. Mary loved getting her family together for Sunday dinners. She also enjoyed going on shopping trips and traveling.
Mary is survived by her children and their families: son James Bonney (Jeanette) of West Des Moines; daughter Janet Jacobe of Coon Rapids; three grandchildren: Chad Toyne of Urbandale, Craig Bonney (Sara) of Adel, and Andrea Gillmor (Jacob) of West Des Moines; six great-grandchildren: Tehan, Jackson, Samuel, Perry, Celia, and James; her sister Gertrude Colbert of Coon Rapids; and several nieces, nephews, and other extended family members.
Mary was preceded in death by her husband Theodore Bonney; her parents Elmer “Noble” and Kathryn Long; her in-laws John “Joe” and Frances Bonney; and a son Stephen in infancy.