Bonnie L. Shough


Bonnie L. Shough, 73, of Bellefontaine, passed away Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, at her residence. She was born in Michigan on Nov. 2, 1945, to the late Charles and Dorothy Marks Zimmel.

On Nov. 18, 1977, she married Neil P. Shough and he preceded her in death Oct. 2, 2018. A brother, Tex Zimmel, also preceded her in death.

She is survived by her children, Bill Hurley, Tamara (Stu) Jenkins, Brian Hurley and Jerry Sterling (Louie) Hurley; stepchildren, Melanie (Darrel) Godwin, Kathleen (Jim) Whitehead, Jeffrey (Joyce) Shough and Ryan (Alisa) Shough; 21 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Bonnie was a homemaker and seamstress her entire life. She loved quilting, cooking, reading and antiques. Bonnie was an avid animal lover. All who knew and loved Bonnie will miss her.

The funeral is at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, at Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 321 N. Main St., Bellefontaine, following visitation that begins at noon. Burial in Huntsville Cemetery immediately follows the service.

The family requests that casual attire be worn for Bonnie’s services.

Memorial contributions may be made to His Hands Extended Sanctuary, 1560 Dialton Road, St. Paris, OH 43072; and National Audubon Society, 225 Varick St., New York, NY 10014.

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