Bonnie Tuttle

BELLEFONTAINE - Bonnie Tuttle, 69, of Bellefontaine passed away Saturday evening, July 15, 2017 at the Kobacker House, Columbus. She was born in Detroit, Michigan on March 9, 1948 to the late Melbourne and Mary (Spencer) Killam.

Bonnie married George B. Tuttle on August 8, 1970 in Warren, Michigan and he survives in Bellefontaine. She is also survived by their children, Jason (Keely Mills) Tuttle of New York, New York and Anne (William) Canaday of Pataskala; two grandchildren: Nolan and Waylon Canaday; a brother Richard (Judy) Killam of State College, PA; a sister Nancy Simon of Chicago, IL and several nieces and nephews: Brad (Andrea) Killam, Spence (Cathryn) Killam, Sherry (Kevin) Tirko, Mellisa (ChenChi) Xqdong and Jnandra Simon. Bonnie was also preceded in death by a brother-in-law Joe Simon.

Bonnie was a Martha Holden Jennings Scholar in 1971-1972. She graduated from Wright State University with her Master's degree and spent 35 years in education. She taught at the Patterson Kennedy School for the Deaf in the Dayton Public Schools System and also at Conger Elementary and Carlisle Elementary in the Delaware Public Schools. Before closing out her working career, Bonnie worked at Huntington Bank for several years. An avid quilter, Bonnie was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church.

Friends may call at the EICHHOLTZ DARING & SANFORD FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTER, 321 N. Main St. Bellefontaine, on Sunday, July 23, 2017 from 2-4pm. A memorial mass will be celebrated on Monday, July 24 at 10am at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 328 E. Patterson St. Bellefontaine. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Kobacker House Hospice, 800 McConnell Dr., Columbus, OH 43214, or to James Cancer Hospital at The Ohio State University, 460 W. 10th Ave. Columbus, OH 43210.

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Published in Weekly Currents from July 19 to July 20, 2017
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