Editha Ann Bonneville, age 89, Menasha, went peacefully to her heavenly home on Saturday, September 11, 2021 surrounded by loved ones. Her final days were rich in love, memories, tears and moments of laughter.
Editha was born June 14, 1932, daughter of the late Edward and Mae Schmidt. Editha married the love of her life, Robert Bonneville on May 24, 1954. Together they were blessed with a large family. Editha was very dedicated to her Catholic faith. She was an excellent example of Christian values which she passed on to her children. Her legacy are her children which were her pride and joy.
Five daughters and five sons mourn her passing: Georgia (Larry) Blatchford; Julie (Dave) Wanserski; Diane Britzke; Steven (Kim) Bonneville; David Bonneville; Edward (Ann) Bonneville; Larry (Kim) Bonneville; Joseph (Kathy) Bonneville; Mary Bonneville; Linda (Joe) Jacobson. 17 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren will miss her presence in their future days. Editha is also survived by her sister, Sister Cabrini Schmidt, her brother, Joseph Schmidt, her sister-in-laws, Shirley Henning, Joanne Reitinger, Roberta Mielke, her brother-in-law, Loyd Bonneville. Editha is further survived by many nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Editha was preceded in death by her loving husband, Robert, her parents, Edward and Mae Schmidt, father and mother-in-law, George and Bergliot Bonneville, sister, Mary Schmidt, brothers, Jim Schmidt, Larry Schmidt, Jerry Schmidt, sister-in-laws, Dolores Schmidt, Geneva Schmidt, Alice Schmidt, Marilyn Bonneville, Gladys Bonneville, brother-in-laws, John Bonneville, Chuck Reitinger and other relatives.
The funeral mass for Editha will be held on Tuesday, September 28 at 11:00 at St Mary Catholic Church, 528 Second Street in Menasha with Father Michael Lightner officiating. Visitation will be held at the church from 9:00 am until the time of service.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial will be established at a later date.
Editha’s family would like to thank the staff at Country Villa in Freedom and Moments Hospice for their compassionate and loving care of our mother.