Bonnie Schwartz Birthday

Posted Online: Feb. 27, 2014, 1:03 pm
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Bonnie Steele Schwartz, Moline, will celebrate her 80th birthday at an open house on Sunday, March 2, at Homewood Free Church, Moline. Relatives and friends are invited to attend from 2 to 4 p.m. in the
Family Life Center.
Bonnie Steele was born on March 4, 1934, in Browning, Mo.
Bonnie worked in the eye dispensary for two Moline ophthalmologists and retired in 1995.
She attends Homewood Free Church. Bonnie is thankful for the blessing of going out for Sunday lunches with her siblings, Paul Steele and Betty Piliponis, also of Moline.
Her children are Sheila (Sid) Hensley, Plano, Texas; and Sherri (Brian) Olson, Moline. Her grandchildren are Kevin (Brittany) Olson and Chad Olson. She has one great grandson.
It is our prayer that this day blesses our mom and grandma with wonderful memories and heartfelt love.


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