Boniface "Bonnie" Jane Lederle
Boniface "Bonnie" Jane Lederle, 82, of Cedar Rapids, went to be with the Lord on Sept. 21, 2018. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday, Sept. 25, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Burial was at Mount Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements with Stewart Baxter Funeral & Memorial Services, Cedar Rapids.
She is survived by her children, Jodi Cooper, Denise (Rick) "Cooper" James, Bonnie Kay (Tim) Meyer, Linda Thurn, Freddie E. (Hayley Jane) Lederle Jr., Robert "Amuson" Cooper, Dennis Cooper, Frank (Mary) Thurn, and Anthony (Dena) Thurn; stepchildren, Debbie, David and Gene Lederle; many grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and sisters, Carmen Cisneras, Rose Patterson, Beatrice Johnson and Mary Lou Hoag.
Boniface Jane was born July 5, 1936, to Anthony and Micaela (Gutierrez) Botello. She went to school at Sacred Heart School in Manly, Iowa. She was baptized and received her first Holy Communion and Confirmation at Sacred Heart Church.
On Dec. 2, 1969, she married her beloved husband, Fred Eugene Lederle, in Fulton, Mo. Together, they owned and operated the F&B Cab Co. Yellow Cab for 26 years until his passing on Sept. 8, 2010. But this didn't stop her. She continued helping their son, Freddie Jr., with daily operations of Cedar Rapids Yellow Cab for several years.
Bonnie was a loving mother to all her children. She enjoyed cooking, visiting the casinos and attending Mass weekly. She donated to many causes that helped the less fortunate.
She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; daughter, Tina Thurn; infant son, Stanley Eugene Cooper; brothers, Fritz, Ramon, Armando and Joseph Botello; and sisters, Mary Davis and Solada Botello.
Memorials may be directed to Feed the Children or Mission of Hope.
Please share your support and memories with Bonnie's family on her tribute wall at www.stewartbaxter.com under obituaries.