Nancy L. Bonner

Nancy L. (Leiby) Bonner, age 94, of Charlotte, passed away peacefully into the arms of her Savior in the early morning hours of Sunday, September 17, 2023. She was born August 7, 1929, in Lansing, the daughter of Austin and Kathryn (Brandel) Bonner. Nancy graduated from Lansing Eastern High School with the class of 1947. While in high school Nancy was a Tennis champion for Eastern and enjoyed ice skating. Later in life she loved playing BINGO, dancing to her favorite music, trips to the casino, and watching the Detroit Tigers. Nancy was a meticulous housekeeper, tremendous baker, and was known for her famous molasses cookies. She was a devote Catholic who loved her Lord and Savior.

Nancy is survived by her children, Don (Stacy) Leiby of Charlotte, Mark (Rebecca) Leiby of Grand Ledge, Theresa (Keith) Windes of Tennessee, Robert (Jeri) Leiby of Vermontville, Missy Peterson of Arizona, Jackie Leiby of Norton Shores, Tammy (Mark) Mitchell of Eaton Rapids; 16 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Bob (Velma) Bonner; sister, Mary; niece, Deb; and son-in-law, Chris Peterson.
The family would like to thank the staff at Sensations Memory Care for the exceptionally loving care that their mother received.
Funeral services were held on Thursday, September 21, 2023, at Burkhead-Green-Kilgo Funeral Home with Rev. Fr. Dwight Ezop officiating. Burial will take place at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Lansing.

Those desiring may make contributions in Nancy’s memory to Sensations Memory Care, 511 E. Shepherd St., Charlotte, MI 48813
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