Bonnie  Bahler


Bonnie Bahler, 82, of Galveston, went home to be with the Lord at 5:52 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at Century Villa in Greentown. She was born Aug. 16, 1936, in Onward, Indiana, to Harry and Kathryn (Benner) Reed. She married Robert M. Bahler June 5, 1955, in Onward, and he preceded her in death on April 30, 2002.
Bonnie worked in the family business, Bahler Grain & Feed Co., as a bookkeeper for several years. She was a member of the Walton High School Alumni group and she was active for many years. She attended Emmanuel Fellowship Church in Bunker Hill, enjoyed painting, antiques, flower gardening, trail riding, shopping and was an avid reader. Her grandchildren and great-grandchildren were her greatest joy.
Surviving family include her children, Brad (Karen) Bahler, Kokomo, Beth (Scott) MacDonald, Galveston, and Barbra (Tracy) Burch, Walton. Also surviving are her grandchildren, Christopher (Jaime) MacDonald, Robert Bahler, Philip Bahler, John (Liz) Bahler, David Bahler, Levi Burch and fiancée Chelsea Lea, and Logan (Tiffany) Burch; great-grandchildren, Brodie MacDonald, Jake MacDonald, Lillian Bahler, Laine Burch and Lukas Burch; two sisters, Retta Friend, Anderson, Indiana; and Donna Wecht, Peru, Indiana; sister-in-law, Lee Reed.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and two brothers, Tom and Larry Reed.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 17, at Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston. Funeral services will take place at 10 a.m. Monday, March 18, also at the funeral home, with her son, Elder Brad Bahler and Steve Sherwood officiating. Burial will follow at Galveston Cemetery.
Memorial contributes may be made to the Narrow Gate Horse Ranch. Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston has been entrusted with arrangements,
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Published on March 13, 2019
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