Bonnie Jean Krontz, age 88, of Blakeslee, Ohio, died at 1:24 A.M. on Saturday, February 1, 2014, shortly after admittance to Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Bryan, Ohio. Mrs. Krontz was a homemaker and enjoyed being with her family and baby-sitting her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also enjoyed going to garage sales and watching birds from her window at her home.
Bonnie Jean Krontz was born on February 7, 1925, in Shelby, Ohio, the daughter of Herman and Beulah (Steele) Rickard. She married Alfred D. “Bud” Krontz on November 28, 1942, in Auburn, Indiana, and he preceded her in death on April 27, 2000.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Larry (Pat) Shutt, of Auburn, Indiana; one son, Buddy Krontz, of Edon, Ohio; twelve grandchildren, Todd Shutt, Troy Shutt, Mindy Pfefferkorn, Cody Reynolds, Rindy Geiselman, Rocky Reynolds, Dusty Potter, Shannon Krontz, Jason Krontz, Trina Krontz, Eric Krontz and Jessica Krontz; and twenty-seven great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Sharon Pfefferkorn, and one brother, Herman Rickard, Sr.
Services will be held on Tuesday, February 4, 2014, at 1:00 P.M. in the Krill Funeral Home, Edgerton, with Pastor David LaDuke officiating. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service, beginning at 11:00 A.M., in the funeral home.
Memorials in the name of Bonnie Jean Krontz may given to a charity of the donor’s choice.