Bonnie Tangren (1925 - 2014)

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Bonnie J. Tangren, 88, DuBois, formerly of Punxsutawney, went to be with the Lord, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at DuBois Nursing Home.
Mrs. Tangren was born Oct. 22, 1925, in Punxsutawney, a daughter of the late Elmer and Kathryn Hill Emberg.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William E. Tangren, on Feb. 2, 2010.
Mrs. Tangren worked for A.O. Smith and Keyser Aluminum in Erie. After returning to Punxsutawney, she was employed by Rola Jensen before retirement. Bonnie was a member of the United Transportation Union.
Mrs. Tangren was a kind, sweet and caring wife, mother and grandmother who adored her grandchildren. Her family was her joy and her life.
She is survived by one son, William Tangren and wife, Donna, of DuBois; two grandchildren, Krista Tangren of Culpepper, Va., and Michael Tangren of DuBois; and several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Donald and Gerald Emberg; and one sister, Virginia Byrne.
Bonnie was the last surviving member of her family.
Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at the McCabe Funeral Home in Punxsutawney. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at the funeral home with Pastor Ken Eddy officiating. Interment will follow at the American Legion Cemetery at Circle Hill.
At the family's request, in lieu of flowers, make a memorial donation in Mrs. Tangren's name to the .
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114 Maple Ave
Punxsutawney, PA 15767
(814) 938-0400
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Published in The Courier Express from Aug. 19 to Aug. 20, 2014