Bonnie G. (Simnacher) Richart
Bonnie G. (Simnacher) Richart, 81, passed away peacefully on Friday, Dec. 11, 2020, at home with her children by her side.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 17, at the Phillips Funeral Home Chapel, 212 E. Sixth St., in Vinton. Interment will be held at the Urbana Cemetery at a later date. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until service time at the funeral home on Thursday. A memorial fund has been established.
Bonnie was born on May 19, 1939, in Vinton, the daughter of Anton and Myrtle (Ness) Simnacher, and graduated from Washington High School in Vinton in 1957. On March 30, 1963, she was united in marriage to Myron "Mike" Richart at the Vinton Presbyterian Church. Bonnie and Mike farmed in the Vinton area, and she also worked at the State Bank of Vinton, the Urbana Savings Bank and later at Casey's in Vinton.
Bonnie loved helping Mike on the farm. She enjoyed gardening and canning, playing cards and socializing with family, friends and neighbors over the years. She was known for her banana bread. Her greatest joy was caring for and spending time with her family.
She is survived by her children, Kristi (Steve) Albright of Grimes, Gena Miller of Vinton and Tony (Rebeccah) Richart of Vinton; seven grandchildren, Jamie Downs, Jered Downs, Alissa Albright, Kylee Albright, Riley Richart, Tori Richart and Tate Richart; and two brothers, Bob (Phyllis) Simnacher and Gary (Loretta) Simnacher, all of Vinton.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Mike on June 14, 2014.
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