Bonita Fierst, 67

Bonita “Bonnie” Otilla Fierst, 67, of Maple Grove, formerly of Montgomery, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, at her home. Visitation will be held on S a t u r d a y , Sept. 21, 2013, from 9 to 10 a.m. at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Montgomery. Funeral services will also be held on Saturday at 10 am at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Montgomery. Burial will be at Bohemian National Cemetery in Montgomery.

Bonnie was born on August 8, 1946, in New Prague to Emil and Otilla “Tillie” (Kuchinka) Fierst. She graduated from Montgomery High School and from St. Cloud State Teachers College. She was an 8th grade English teacher at Osseo Jr. High for 34 years.

She enjoyed traveling in Europe, reading, walking outdoors and visiting with family and friends.

Bonnie is survived by sisters Janice (Ben) Sticha of Lonsdale, and Sharon (Cliff) Lanning of Sandpoint, Idaho; sister-in-law Theresa Fierst of Northfield; nieces and their families, Lorri Fierst, Amy O’Neil and JeNean Cory.

She is preceded in death by her parents, and brother, Harlin.

Arrangements are with Schoenbauer Funeral Home in Montgomery. For information call 507-364-7929 or visit www.schoenbauerfuneralhome. com.