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Yvonne Bonnie McConnell

June 6, 1924 August 1, 2012
Yvonne Bonnie McConnell
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Obituary for Yvonne Bonnie McConnell

Yvonne �Bonnie� McConnell, a long time resident of Madison Heights, died August 1, 2012, at Bortz Health Care of Oakland. She was 88 years old. Bonnie was born June 6, 1924, in England, to Doris (nee Dada) and Wilson Cook.

A native of Cornwall, England, Bonnie came to the United States as a toddler in 1927. She graduated from Cooley High School, Class of 1942. While on vacation with her family, Bonnie met Louis McConnell at a barn dance in Lexington, Michigan. They fell in love, were married, and while raising their family, returned to Lexington to a family cottage they purchased in 1950. After retirement they built a permanent home in Lexington.

Bonnie worked as a secretary at Alan B. Shepherd Elementary School in Warren for 15 years until her retirement in 1980.

Bonnie is survived by her sons, Bill (Carol) McConnell and Rob (Toni) McConnell, and grandchildren, Erin, Alison, Cameron, and Steven. She is preceded in death by her husband, Louis, and grandson, Brian McConnell.

Friends may visit at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 1368 N. Crooks Road (between 14-15 Mile Rds.) Friday at 4pm and are welcome to remain for her Funeral Service at 7pm. Burial will be in Acacia Park Cemetery in Beverly Hills.

Memorials appreciated to the Brian McConnell Foundation, 31574 E. Bellvine, Beverly Hills, Michigan 48025, or the Alzheimer�s Association, 20300 Civic Center Drive, Suite 100, Southfield, Michigan 48076.


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