Bonnie J. Bates, age 79, of Reedsburg, died on Monday, January 24, 2022 in her home. She was born on June 22, 1942 in Reedsburg, the daughter of Chester and Marion (Reid) Weber. Bonnie was a 1960 graduate of Webb High School. On April 15, 1972, she was married to Victor P. Bates. Bonnie worked as an aide for Home Health United for several years. She enjoyed gardening and working in her flower beds. Bonnie will also be remembered for her love of cats.
Survivors include her three sisters: Jean Weber, of Reedsburg; Mary (Jack) White, of Fox Lake and Dona (David) Chase, of Brown Deer; her aunt: Lorella Janke, of Oxford; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Vic, on May 8, 1981; her special friend: Nicholas Manlopig and her parents.
A private family graveside service will be held.
The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.
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