Bonnie J. Dowell

Died Aug. 21, 2017


Bonnie Jean Dowell, 82, passed away Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, at her home in St. Helen.

She was born Aug. 26, 1934, in Saginaw to Joseph and Ilene (Fuller) Lehner. Bonnie married Maurice R. Dowell Sr. in Saginaw on Sept. 26, 1956.

Bonnie is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Maurice R. Dowell Sr. of St. Helen; son, Maurice (Tuesday) Dowell Jr. of Florida; daughters, Maureen (Michael) Meier of Florida, Brenda Sheridan of Florida and Tammy (Mark Sr.) Bieszke of Bridgeport; brother, Joseph (Nioma) Lehner of St. Helen; sister, Shirley (Howard) Williams of Birch Run; brother-in-law, Bob Offerborn; and several grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and sisters, Joann Lehner, Sharon Offerborn and Jeannette Wilson.

Visitation at Steuernol & McLaren Funeral Home in St. Helen will begin Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, from 2-7 p.m. The funeral service will be at the funeral home Friday, Aug. 25, at 11 a.m. with visitation starting at 10 a.m. Pastor Rodney Morrison will officiate. Burial will follow at Maple Valley Cemetery in St. Helen.

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