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Saturday April 6th, 2019
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Saturday April 6th, 2019

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Bonnie Florence Kermes

Funeral services for Bonnie F. Kermes, age 87, will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home.  Rev. John Holt will officiate. Interment will be at First Lutheran Cemetery in Glenville.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Saturday. Online condolences are welcome at www.bayviewfuneral.com.


Bonnie died March 22, 2019.


Bonnie Florence Kermes was born on October 7, 1931 to Walter and Alma Huemoeller. She grew up in Hayward, Minnesota and graduated from Albert Lea High School. On December 24, 1951 Bonnie was united in marriage to Bruce Kermes in Hayward.  Bonnie worked alongside Bruce on their farm until moving to Glenville in 1965.  She also worked for Albert Lea retailers and worked as a florist in her retirement.  Bonnie was a member of First Lutheran Church in Glenville and the Sunset Saddle Club.  She enjoyed raising and showing quarter horses, being outside, and taking care of her numerous flower beds.  Blessed be her memory.


Bonnie is survived by her children, Steven (Shirley) Kermes and Julie (Marty) Vande Kamp; grandchildren, Nicole, Elisa, Joshua, Valerie, Lucas, James, and Veronica; great-grandchildren, Kennedy, Reagan, Ethan, Kiera, Kaden, Gage, Emma, Jameson, and Olivia; and sisters-in-law, Pat Huemoeller and Alice Huemoeller.


Bonnie was preceded in death by her husband, Bruce; parents, Walter and Alma; brothers, Robert Huemoeller and Donald Huemoeller; and sister, Lois (Ward) Bergene.

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As kids, we visited Bonnie and Bruce when they and our parents would have card-playing evenings. Bonnie was so pleasant then and also in later years when I would meet her when I was home visiting. My thoughts are prayers are with you.

Barb Tennis Apr 11 2019 12:00 AM

My condolences for Bonnie's family. Would have wanted to be at the funeral, but just heard of her passing today. May Aunt Bonnie rest in peace.

Jim Kermes Apr 6 2019 12:00 AM

A GRANDMA'S GARDEN  TABLE BASKET was ordered on April 3, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Apr 3 2019 12:00 AM

Julie and family,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Have many memories of spending time at the Kermes house in Glenville. It's all those memories that helps us through these tough times. Sorry we cannot make the funeral. Take care and God Bless!!!

Terri & Kevin Walton Apr 1 2019 12:00 AM