Bonnie M. Cozat, 82 of Coleman, died Monday, March 24, 2014 at her home surrounded by her loving family. The daughter of the late Charles W. and Pearl (Morse) Koontz was born on June 11, 1931 in Coleman, where she was raised and educated.
On Feb. 23, 1948 she married Melvin E. Cozat in Kentucky. After 64 years of marriage, he preceded her in death on June 16, 2012.
Bonnie worked as a cosmetologist for twenty five years prior to managing the Coleman Laundry Land for twenty two years, retiring October 2013.
She enjoyed cooking, baking and was an avid shopper. Her family was very important to her and she enjoyed being with them.
Mrs. Cozat is survived by her son, Melvin J. (Kathy) Cozat of Coleman; and her daughter, Wanda (Dennis) Lewis of Coleman. She will also be missed by her grandchildren, Corey (Angela) Lewis, Shannon (Jeff) Zietz, Heather (Jesse) Stillwell, Melvin Charles Cozat; great- grandchildren, Alexis and Brody Zietz, Makayla Stillwell, Landon Lewis; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Velma, George, Robert, Myrtle, Ardis, Ruth, Charles, Marion and Richard.
A celebration of Mrs. Cozat's life will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, March 28, 2014 from the Coleman Wesleyan Church, 110 W. Webster, Coleman, with long time friend, The Reverend Malcolm Lavender officiating.
Interment will follow in Warren Twp. Cemetery. Visitation will be at the Wilson MILLER Funeral Home on Thursday from 2 to 8 p.m., and at the church on Friday, from 10 a.m. until time of service.
Memorials may be offered to the Coleman Veterans Memorial Fund or to the donors' choice. Personal messages of condolence to the family may be offered at www.wilson-miller.com