Bonnie Ellen Steele Obituary

Bonnie Ellen Steele was born April 19, 1966 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Paul and Zella (McIntrye) Steele. At the age of 9 the family relocated to Little York, Illinois.

Bonnie graduated from Broadview Academy, LaFox Il., in 1984. She attended Andrews University graduating in 1989.

Bonnie loved being with her family and her work family. She enjoyed connecting with her friends on-line, writing letters and sending cards. She was a voracious reader. Bonnie loved baking for people and loved flowers, filling many pots with perennials, annuals, and a few vegetables too. Bonnie worked as an elderly caretaker for several years She has worked at Andrews University in the Student Financial Services for the past 15 years.

Bonnie is survived by 4 siblings; Joyce Zacharias of Arcadia, IN, Meredith (Beverly) Steele, Benton Harbor, MI, Donovan Steele, Danville, IN, Jill (Terry)Leary Little York, IL. Also survived by 11 nieces and nephews; David Zacharias, Diane (Tim) Reynolds, Ryan (Christen) Steele, Michelle McGuire, Kai (Kristi) Steele, Brit (Sherryl) Steele, Libby Partlo, Eden Partlo, Derrick (Tiffany) Leary, Aaron (Sara) Leary, Kellsy (Chad) Scott, 15 great nieces and nephews. Bonnie also had several very special friends and honorary nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Service will be held, Thursday, August 5th at 6 p.m. at PMC Youth Chapel, 8655 University Blvd, Berrien Springs, Michigan, 49103. Burial will take place in Illinois at a later date. 

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