Bonnie Kenowski, Waupaca, Wisconsin, age 70, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, January 2, 2015 at Riverside Medical Center in Waupaca, WI.
She was born September 11, 1944 in Chicago, IL, daughter of Daniel and Ellen (Burlison) MacRae. Bonnie raised her children on a 40- acre farm, 5 of which were dedicated to a Farmer’s Market. Every summer, Bonnie and her children farmed the land growing several varieties of vegetables, hundreds of pints and quarts of strawberries and raspberries, and sold them at their Farmer’s Market. On December 21, 1987, Bonnie married Darrell Kenowski in Waupaca, WI. Bonnie was a CNA at Crystal River Nursing home for over 25 years. Gardening and canning was a life-long passion for Bonnie. She also enjoyed the many cats she owned over the years. She will be deeply missed by all of her loving family and friends.
Bonnie is survived by: husband, Darrell Kenowski of Waupaca, WI; children: Donald Steiner of Oshkosh, WI; Mary (Steiner) Wheelock of St. Paul, MN; John (Jenny) Steiner of Thurmont, MD; Nathaniel Carroll of Winneconne, WI; grandchildren: Rachel and Lindsey Steiner, Brittany and Abbey Wheelock, Kristy and Amelia Steiner, and Charlie, Louie, and Millie Carroll; brother, Bobby (Laurie) Olson of Citrus Springs, FL; and sister, Linda Gorski of Chicago, IL She was preceded in death by her parents, Daniel and Ellen MacRae.
A visitation will be held on Saturday, January 10th from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the Holly Funeral Home in Waupaca, WI. Immediately following, at the funeral home, a memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. The Holly Funeral Home of Waupaca is assisting the family with arrangements.