Bonnie P. Johnson

Bonnie Pierle Johnson

89, Indianapolis, passed away on Thursday, June 12, 2014. She was born on January 12, 1925, one of 17 children born into the large Southside Indianapolis family of Lee E. and Katherine Gumbel Pierle. Bonnie was a graduate of Sacred Heart High School. She was a charter member of St. Jude Catholic Church and loved attending Mass. Bonnie lived a life devoted to Christ, prayer, and her family. She touched many lives and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, William B. Johnson and her granddaughter, Chelsea Gallamore and is survived by her children, William B. "Knockie" Johnson Jr. (Amy), James M. "Bubba" Johnson (Mary), Penny Davis (Jeff), Patty Playter (Bill), Julie Gallamore (Paul), Jill Miller (Dave), Joan Bartley (Terry), Ann Wincek (Don); sisters, Joan Puntarelli and Doris "Babe" Lepper; 24 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be in St. Jude Catholic Church on Monday, June 16, 2014 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. immediately followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 1 p.m. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Church. Arrangements by Daniel F. O'Riley Funeral Home . Online condolences may be shared with the family at:

Funeral Home

Daniel F O'Riley Funeral Home
6107 S East Street Indianapolis, IN 46227
(317) 787-8224

Published in the The Indianapolis Star from June 14 to June 15, 2014