Bonnie Lou Leaders age 84, of Holgate, died Saturday morning, April 29, 2023 at Vancrest of Holgate.
Her Legacy… She was born September 27, 1938 the daughter of Orville and Anna (Brown) Curns. On August 18, 1955 she married Walter Leaders at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne, IN. Bonnie was a hardworking homemaker and farm wife, working on the family dairy farm. She was a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Holgate and helped with Bible school. She was crafty, dearly loved her grandchildren and enjoyed canning and gardening.
Her Family… She is survived by her husband, Walter; children: Betsy (Vaughn) Smith, Maumee, Dianne (Fred) Keeton, Leesville, SC, Terry Leaders, Oak Harbor and Rex (Tammy) Leaders, Holgate; 9 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and 2 step great grandchildren. Bonnie was preceded in death by her parents and a half-brother Gene Myers.
Her Farewell Services… Friends will be received in the Zachrich Family Funeral Home, 114 William Street, Holgate on Thursday, May 4, 2023 from 10:00 am until the service. The celebration of Bonnie’s life will be at 12:00 pm with Reverend Juli Leiman–Guy officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Contributions in memory of Bonnie can be made to St. Peter’s Lutheran Church.
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