Patricia M. Bonvallet
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AIKEN - Patricia M. Bonvallet, 86, entered peacefully into rest June 10, 2014 in her home surrounded by her loving family.
Mrs. Bonvallet was a native of Rockford, Illinois and the daughter of the late Walter B. Stutsman and Miriam M. (ne;e Clark) Stutsman. She married Gordon G. Bonvallet in 1947 and earned a degree in English at the University of Illinois in 1948. Pat was active in volunteering and in church activities. She was an avid bridge player and a gourmet cook. She loved her home, friends, and her garden. She and Gordon retired to Aiken in 1995 and enjoyed their retired life and cherished their many friends. Pat was a loving, giving person and will be greatly missed.
She is survived by her three children, Jeffrey (Laura Fisher) Bonvallet of Hobart, WI; Debbra Bonvallet (Ross Bowser) of St. Augustine, FL; and Mark (Ryan) Bonvallet of Aiken, SC; two grandchildren Lucus (Elise Bartholomew) Bonvallet and Lillian Bonvallet of Columbia, NJ; two great-grandsons Rhys and Gordon Bonvallet; a sister Shirley Stutsman Deusch; several nieces and nephews; and her dog Mandi. She is preceded in death by her parents Walter and Miriam Stutsman; her brother Melvin Stutsman; and her beloved husband Gordon.
A memorial service will be held 3:00 PM Sunday, June 15, 2014 at the First Presbyterian Church in Aiken.
In lieu in flowers, donations can be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Wisconsin Chapter for research at 1120 James Drive, Suite A, Hartland, WI 53029, or at: www.nationalmssociety.org/Chapters/WIG
SHELLHOUSE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 924 HAYNE AVE., AIKEN, SC
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Shellhouse Funeral Home, Inc. - Aiken
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Aiken, SC 29801
Published in The Aiken Standard and North Augusta Star on June 12, 2014