THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Bonnie R. Berton-Neumeyer
Issue Date: June 7, 2018
Bonnie R. (LaPlant) Berton-Neumeyer, 79, of Peshtigo, passed away Sunday, June 3, 2018 at home.
Born May 5, 1939 at home in McAllister, to the late Jerry and Eleanor (Lynch) LaPlant, she graduated from Menominee High School in 1957. On April 6, 1957, she married James Berton and he preceded her in death on Feb. 4, 2000.
On Nov. 27, 2003, she married Alphonse Neumeyer and he preceded her in death on May 5, 2014.
A member of Holy Family Parish, she also belonged to TOPS diet club and Tri-City Square Dance Club. She enjoyed crafting, knitting, crocheting, painting, singing and music, but especially time with family. She played in the band "The Good Times Trio" with her husband for many years.
She is survived by three sons, David (Sheryl) Berton of Merrill, Douglas (Kay) Berton of Deerfield and Steven (Barbara) Berton of Wausaukee; three daughters, Theresa (Stephen) Casselbury of Walworth, Karen (Timothy) Brabender of Peshtigo and Julie (Robert) LeMay of Menominee; three sisters, Lorraine Shepherd of Peshtigo and Arlene Eggener and Gloria Henry, both of Marinette; 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by both husbands, James and Alphonse and three sisters, Florence Burkhalter, Grace Ott and Delores Peterson.
Visitation will be held at Thielen Funeral Home in Marinette on Thursday, June 7 from 4 p.m. until time of Vigil Prayers at 6 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held at Holy Family Parish, Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Taylor St. on Friday, June 8 at 11 a.m. Rev. Celestine Byekwaso will officiate with burial in Riverside Cemetery in Menominee.