Bonnie Frantz

Bonnie J. (Freestone) Frantz, 81

Bonnie J. (Freestone) Frantz, 81, of Lafayette, passed away at 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, January 03, 2013, at IU Health Arnett Hospital. Born September 25, 1931, in Muncie, she was the daughter of the late Grover C. and Margaret C. (Himes) Freestone. She graduated from Lafayette Jefferson High School in 1949.

Bonnie married George William Frantz on February 24, 1962, in Lafayette and he preceded her in death on September 26, 1985. She worked in the accounting department at Fairfield Manufacturing for 14 years. Bonnie was a member of Calvary Chapel of Lafayette and a former member of Stockwell United Methodist Church. She was also a member of Christian Women's Club and Phi Beta Psi sorority. She enjoyed reading, working crossword puzzles, cooking for her family, writing remembrances and keeping a daily devotional journal and being an encourager to others. She was a beloved wife, mother, and grandmother.

Surviving are two sons, Eric Frantz (wife: Jean), of Manchester, Tenn. and Mark Frantz (wife: Sandy), of Lafayette; and a daughter, Paula Thoennes (husband: Mark), of Lafayette. Also surviving are her five grandchildren, Christopher W., Megan N. and Corey A. Frantz, Drew R. and Jay W. Thoennes.

She was preceded in death by four brothers, Jack, Robert, Wesley and Paul Freestone.

Visitation 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Hippensteel Funeral Home with funeral service at 3 p.m.; Pastor Joe Bell officiating. Burial to follow at Concord Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Calvary Church General Fund or . Hippensteel Funeral Home entrusted with care.

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Published in the Journal & Courier from Jan. 3 to Jan. 5, 2013