BonneyGracePaperBonney, Grace Louisa Ellen (nee Wilder)

On February 3rd, 2014 God called Grace home to be with Him in Heaven at the age of 84 years. Beloved wife of the late Rev. Gordon Bonney (1993). She was a loving mother to her son, David (Janet) of Neepawa, MB and daughters, Carolyn of Surrey, B.C., Sharon Birch (Brian) of Cottam. Loving grandmother to Nathan (Erin), James (Nikki), Michael, Susan, Jeremy and Joshua as well as 6 great grandchildren, Charlotte, Soren, Eliot, Neriah, Gideon and Joseph. She will also be missed by her many friends in the various Baptist churches she and Gordon pastored in Ontario and Western Canada along with those at First Baptist Church in Leamington and the Leamington United Mennonite Home. Grace was a member of First Baptist Church, Leamington and shared her love of music and volunteered as she could. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service to celebrate Grace’s life from First Baptist Church, 3 Fox Street, Leamington on Friday, February 7, 2014 at 11 a.m. Pastor Mike Sealy to officiate. Interment to follow in Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Canadian Baptist Ministries. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance or make a charitable contribution at

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