Bonnie Jeanne Stangel, age 71, of Brainerd, passed away on Monday, December 25, 2017 at her home, surrounded by her family. Bonnie was born in Pequot Lakes, on August 5, 1946 to Harold & Hazel (Barnett) Hardy.
Bonnie worked as an office manager for 20 years at Bell Industries, and In-Fisherman as a secretary for 10 years. She enjoyed spending time with her brothers, children, and grandchildren. She loved to be in the kitchen baking, spending time camping with her friends and family and dancing the night away.
Left to cherish her memory are her children: Amy Green (Bruce Harne) of Brainerd, Michele (Greg) Larson, of Merrifield, James (Kari) Green of Merrifield, Lisa (Nicholas) Schuman of Little Falls, Heidi (Scott) Wieme of Brainerd, Joshua Stangel of Brainerd and Amanda Stirewalt of Brainerd; 22 grandchildren;14 great grandchildren; brothers, Gorden (Jeanne) Hardy of Merrifield, Delmer (Darlene) Hardy of St. Mathias and David (Mona) Hardy of Merrifield; sister-in-law, Jackie Brouer of Maple Lake; furry companion, Willis.
Preceding Bonnie in death are her parents; brother, Jerry.
Funeral service for Bonnie will be held on Friday, December 29, 2017 at 11AMat the Church of the Nazarene of Brainerd. Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 28, 2017 from 4-7PM at Halvorson Johnson Funeral Home – BRAINERD CHAPEL, and one hour to prior to the service, Friday at the church. Interment will be at Evergreen Memorial Gardens, near Brainerd.
Caring for Bonnie and her family
Halvorson Johnson Funeral Care