Bonnie L. Slater
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Bonnie L. Slater

April 18, 1933 - February 10, 2004

Bonnie L. Slater

April 18, 1933 - February 10, 2004

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Obituary for Bonnie L. Slater

Bonnie L. Slater

Ionia

Age 70, passed away on Tuesday, Fenruary 10, 2004 in Ionia. She was born on April 18, 1933 in Ionia the daughter of George and Margaret (Frost) Hoppough. Bonnie enjoyed th outdoors and wildlife especially fishing and was involved with cub scouts for several years. She retired as a bookkeeper from Meijers after 25 years of service. Bonnie was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Robert Dean Slater,and a brother, Robert Hoppough. Surviving are sons, Steven M. (Amy)Slater of Sault Ste. Marie, Thomas C. (Gloria) Slater of Ionia, John R.(Jenny) Slater of Ionia, and William K. (Pam) Slater of Ionia; 15 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; brothers, George (Marilyn) Hoppough of Ionia and Jerald (Pat) Hoppough of LeRoy; sister, Dawn Read of Ionia. A memorial service will be held in the Schrauben-Lehman Funeral Home Cook Chapel, 220 Rich St., in the spring. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Ionia Area Hospice, 117 N. Depot St., Ionia in memory of Bonnie.

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