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“Mike, Although our families have been out of touch for awhile, I wanted to pass on my condolences on the loss of your wife. Please remember that you...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Mike Watkins - North Royalton, OH

“Like Mary Rinner I so fondly remember the Green LTD. Has there been anyone that didn't get a ride in that car. I swear all of Norwalk rode in that...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Mary Marshall - Menifee, CA

“Hey Mike... so sorry to hear about your wife. My heart and my prayers to out to you and your family. Time may not heal all wounds... but they do...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Janet Beal Dellinger - Sandusky, OH

“Prayers and sympathy to all of the family and friends. Noticed Diane & Clyde's name and had to send a note to you both! Always know Barb is an...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Tammy Greenman - Sandusky, OH

“So sorry that we lost a wonderful person like you Barb. I am glad that I had the opportunity to know you. God Bless your Family & Prayers to them. ”
5 of 18 | Posted by: Dawn Bouchonville - Collins, OH

“Our thoughts and prayers to the family. The Allison's ”
6 of 18 | Posted by: skeet allison - huron, OH

“Aunt Barb, one of the coolest Aunts anyone could have. Always had a fun time with her around. So many memories, from when I was a youngster to my...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: Paula Taylor - Norwalk, OH

“Barb was such a fun and loving person with an infectious smile. Full of love and warmth. I remember playing on the ladies pool league with her and...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Geri Makovic Romell Hunt - OH

“I have very fond memories of Barb during her junior year at EHOVE. Happiness and laughter in addition to a positive attitude are included as that...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: Debbie Laird - Castalia, OH

“I have known Barb my whole life, she was such an awesome person. She is in about every memory I have as a kid. I looked up to her, she had a...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Angela Lowery - Greer, SC

“So very sorry for your loss! Barb was a wonderful person who always smiled and made those around her happy too. I consider myself fortunate to have...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: Becky Edler-McDonald - Dayton, OH

“Leave a condolence or a memory. ”
12 of 18 | Posted by: Becky Edler-McDonald - Dayton, OH

“My thoughts and prayers are with the Bonner & Farmer families. Barb had a loving personality and what a wonderful person! Remembering all the fun...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Carol Moore - Chelmsford, MA

“"The LORD is near to the brokenhearted". (Psalm 34:18) A lifetime of unforgettable memories; so hard to pick just a few. The early years we were...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: Sharon Mack-Palomo - TX

“My condolences to the Bonner family. I always enjoyed visiting with Barb while I was at Western Reserve High School. She was a wonderful woman. ...Read More »
15 of 18 | Posted by: Marilyn Knechtges - Milan, OH

“So very sorry for your loss, Barb was an awesome person and she will never be forgotten. Thoughts and Prayers to you all. ”
16 of 18 | Posted by: Jennifer Priest (VanMeter) - OH

“Well where can I start, when Barbie came aboard at the Western Reserve High School she knew what she was doing. We just had to train her a little bit...Read More »
17 of 18 | Posted by: James Winebrenner - Collins, OH

“oh the memories of youthful good times. what didn't we do? lol we painted spillway at the res. in norwalk, played uncountable games of uno(...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: mary rinner - berlin hts, OH

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Barbara R. Bonner, age 56, of Collins, died on January 16, 2013 at Firelands Regional Medical Center in Sandusky following a brief illness. She was born on March 21, 1956, in Norwalk and has lived in the area her whole life. She was a graduate of St. Paul High School and EHOVE in 1974. She worked as a custodian for Western Reserve School, and prior to that had worked at Freudenberg in Milan. She enjoyed going to garage sales and auctions. Barbara was a member of the Norwalk VFW.
She is survived by her husband of 31 years Andrew "Mike" Bonner, a daughter Stephanie (Zach) Morris, of Harrisonburg, VA, a son Tony Bonner and companion Chelsey Paramore, of Norwalk, sisters Patricia (Thomas) Romell, of Monroeville, Diana (Clyde) Boggs, of Monroeville, Linda (Arnold) Ruffing, of Bellevue, Mary Jo (Ronald) Mantz, of Norwalk, two brothers Samuel (Penny) Farmer, of North Fairfield, Michael (Sandy) Farmer, of Vermilion, numerous nieces and nephews and her beloved dog Dixie.
She was preceded in death by her parents John and Louise (Carnahan) Farmer, a brother John "Jay" Farmer, a niece Brenda Ruffing and a nephew Kody Ross.
Friends may call on Sunday January 27, 2013 from 2:00 pm until the memorial service at 3:00 at the Wakeman Eagles, at the corner of Rt 20 and Rt 60 in Wakeman.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Morman Funeral Home, Wakeman. Online condolences may be left at
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of the funeral home.