Bonnie Jean Wolfe, 86, of Homer, Michigan passed away on January 6, 2021 at Henry Ford Allegiance Hospice Home in Jackson, Michigan.
She was born on October 22, 1934 in Augusta, Kansas to Everett and Leatha (Polk) Gardner. Bonnie grew up in Kansas, graduated high school and married Edward Wolfe on September 2, 1952. Ed and Bonnie settled in Homer Michigan and had six children.
Bonnie worked at Progressive Dynamics in Marshall, Cascarelli's Pizza and the True Grist Dinner Theater in Homer before her retirement.
Bonnie was a very accomplished cook and many of her recipes have been passed along for family to endure for generations. She also completed stained glass projects, enjoyed crocheting and made beautiful quilts. She had exceptional gardening skills and always knew what her plants needed to flourish. Possibly her most cherished times were spent with Ed over many summers, camping at Waffle Farm Campground in Coldwater, MI.
Bonnie is survived by her husband of 68 years, Edward Wolfe; her children; Stephen (Janice) of Fremont, Indiana, Kenneth Wolfe of Homer, Michigan and Teresa Schell of Battle Creek, Michigan; her 15 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and 1 great, great, grandson; her siblings; Jack Gardner of Hutchinson, Kansas and Joyce McCoy of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Bonnie was preceded in death by her parents, a sister: Betty Greenwood, her children; Karen Wolfe, Dennis (Eddie) Wolfe, and Gail Wolfe-Boehmer; and a granddaughter; Candace Rothwell.
Visitation for Bonnie will take place on Monday, January 11, 2021 from 1:00 until 2:00 PM at Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services, 303 S. Hillsdale St. Homer, MI 49245. The funeral service will follow at 2:00 PM at the funeral home. Interment will take place at Fairview Cemetery in Homer Township, Michigan.
Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society.
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