Bonita J. Starmer, 82, formerly of Angola, passed away Friday morning, February 26th, 1999 at the Fredonia Regional Hospital of Fredonia.
She was born June 21, 1916 to Earl and Mary Alice (Gibbs) Gard of rural Altamont, Kan.
She was a nurse's aide at the Coffeyville Regional Medical Center and a member of the United Methodist Church of Angola.
She attended Labette County High School. she married Wilber Ray Starmer, December 19, 1934 at Independence. He preceded her in death on December 25, 1983. She lived 37 years East of Angola [Kansas] and 2 1/2 years at Grove, Okla., before going to Fredonia.
She was preceded in death by one brother, Frederick and one son, Paul.
She is survived by one son, Garry Starmer of Fredonia; tow sisters, Irene Nevins and Bernice Anders, both of Parsons; seven grandchildren and 18 grandchildren.
Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 1, 1999 at the Angola United Methodist Church of Angola with Revs. Phil Brownlee and Elton Garrison officiating. Burial will be in the North Edna Cemetery of Edna. Kan.
Visitation will be Sunday evening from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Bath funeral Home of Altamont.
In lieu of flowers the family suggest memorials to the Angola United Methodist church.