Bonnie Lou Fellers, 69, of Coal City, formerly of Cornell, IL passed away on Sunday, January 8, 2017 at Morris Hospital.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, January 12, 2017 at Calvert & Martin Funeral Home with Dan Leonard officiating. A visitation will be held from 4:00 to 8:00 pm on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at the funeral home. Burial will follow services at Memorial Park Cemetery in Rural Pontiac, IL on Thursday. Following the burial, all are welcome for a time of food and fellowship at Cornell Fire Station, 406 West Main Street, Cornell, IL 61319. Memorial contributions may be made to the family.
Bonnie was born January 30, 1947 at her home in Cornell, IL a daughter of Clifford Charles and Doris Mae (Gray) Cashmer. She married C. Dean Fellers in 1963. They divorced in 1989. He survives.
Also surviving are her children: Jeff Fellers of Cornell, IL, Penny (Mark) Wills of Coal City, IL, and Brenda Fellers of Pontiac, Illinois; her grandchildren: Jeffrey J. Fellers, Emmy Lou and Trevor J. McIntire, Crystal and Ashley Wills, Kelly and Teddy Deal, Katie Wills, and Dekota, Ransom, and Blade Fellers; her siblings: Mildred Dunning and Dannie (Katie) Cashmer; two sister-in-laws: Jane Cashmer (late Clifford, Jr.’s) and Diana Cashmer (late Chuck’s); her beloved poodle: Haley. She was preceded in death by her parents; and her siblings: Clifford Charles Cashmer, Jr.; her twin-sister: Connie Sue (Clifford) Hinshaw; and Charles “Chuck” Cashmer.
She worked as the head cook of the Cornell Grade School for 27 years until her retirement.
Bonnie loved playing bingo, watching the Wheel of Fortune, and the color purple. Most of all, she loved her children and spending time with her grandchildren, they were her world.
She was active in the Cornell Fire Department and Bonnie was a member of Top Ten Club in Cornell, IL.