NICHOLE M. BOGARDUS, 36 BELVIDERE - Nichole M. Bogardus, 36, of Belvidere passed away Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, at home. She was born Sept. 20,1976, in St. Louis, Mo., daughter of David Monsen and Shirley Anderson. Graduate of Belvidere High School. She married Joseph D. Bogardus on March 22, 1999, in Belvidere. Nichole was a homemaker and loved to watch her kids and spend time with family. She enjoyed riding motorcycles and was a cheerleading coach for Pop-Warner, she loved laughter along with life. She is survived by parents, David (Pam) Monsen and Shirley (Martin) Peters; husband, Joseph D. Bogardus; son, Maxwell Bogardus of Belvidere; stepson, Trent Effler of Rockford; daughters, Mariah Brazel of Rockford and Marranda Bogardus of Belvidere; brother, Samuel Peters of Belvidere; sisters, Paxton Peters of Belvidere and Rebecca (Alex) Pesmenski of Longwood, Fla., Melissa (Matthew) Knoll, Stacey Monsen and Caroline Monsen, all of McHenry. She was predeceased by grandparents, Lyndall Lentz, Theodore and Florence Monsen. Funeral service at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, at Belvidere Funeral Home, with the Rev. Paul Bundschuh of Pine Grove Church, Loves Park, officiating. Visitation from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, a memorial is being established in her memory. Share condolences at belviderefh.com.
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Published in Rockford Register Star from Dec. 17 to Dec. 18, 2012