Bonnie Davis


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Posted Online: March 31, 2013, 8:38 pm
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Bonnie L. Davis, 58, of Milan, passed away on Saturday, March 30, 2013, at Trinity Rock Island.
Private services will be held. There will be no visitation. Memorial donations may be made to the family.
Bonnie Lou Meuer was born on Oct. 16, 1954, in Dodgeville, Wis., the daughter of John and Margaret Meuer.
She had worked as a certified nursing assistant and for Barjan, Rock Island. Bonnie had a love for all animals and enjoyed flowers, decorating and the sun.
She is survived by her significant other, Tim Swanson, of Milan; sisters, Betty "Scooter" Meuer, Moline, Mary Fix, Moline, Peggy Humes, Monmouth, Ill., and Shirley Christenson, Moline; and many special friends, including Jacque. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Margaret; sister, Susan; and her brother, Bill.
Online condolences may be left for the family at vanhoe.com.












 




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