Bonnie Lou Hoesing, age 87 of Coleridge, Nebraska died on Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at the Park View Haven Nursing Home in Coleridge.
Mass of Christian Burial will be on Monday, December 14, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Hartington, Nebraska with the Rev. Jeffrey Loseke officiating. Burial will be at St. Michael's Cemetery in Hartington. Visitation will be on Sunday, at church, from 2-6:00 p.m. with a Vigil Service at 5:30 p.m. Visitation will continue on Monday at church one hour prior to services. Arrangements are under the direction of the Wintz Funeral Home in Hartington.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons. Honorary pallbearers will be her granddaughters.
Bonnie Lou Hoesing was born October 5, 1928 at Pierce County, NE, to John and Wilma (Carstens) Bargstadt. She was raised in Pierce and Cedar Counties, NE and graduated from Randolph High School, Randolph, NE, in 1944. She attended Northeast Nebraska Junior College. She taught Rural School #113 for 2 years. It was here she met and married Hilary J. Hoesing on October 5, 1948 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Hartington. The couple farmed in Cedar County, NE, their entire married life. She was active in many social clubs and was a teacher's aide in the Hartington Public Schools. In their later years they moved to Coleridge where they owned and operated a restaurant and bar. Hilary died March 18, 1998. After his death, Bonnie continued living in their home in Coleridge and remained active in her church and community. She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church and St. Michael's Catholic Church in Coleridge, Christian Mothers, Catholic Daughters of America, the Sunnybrook Extension Club, and belonged to several card clubs.
Survivors include three sons - Dr. Daniel (Jill) Hoesing of Schuyler, NE, Alan (Jean) Hoesing of Hartington, and Jeff (Mary) Hoesing of Randolph, NE; six daughters - Patricia Allison of Omaha, NE, Joan (Jim) Andrew of Tekamah, NE, Theresa (Pat) Hoarty of Wessington Springs, SD, Carlene (Douglas) Oines of Sioux Falls, SD, Bernice (Donald) Maxwell of Coleridge, and Rose (Terry) Brewer of Dakota City, NE; one brother, Gary Bargstadt of Ankeny, IA; three sisters Dr. Joyce Nelson of Sioux Falls, SD, Janet Backman of Ponca, and Kathleen (Lowell) Provancha of Lincoln, NE; 40 grandchildren; 30 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Bonnie was preceded in death by her parents John & Wilma Bargstadt; husband Hilary in 1998; one son - David H. Hoesing in 1995; one daughter - Ann Hoesing Rooney in 2015; one brother - George Bargstadt in 1985; and one son-in-law, Robert Allison in 2011.
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Dr. Hoesing, Deepest sympathy to you and your entire family. May your cherished memories help you through this difficult time.
So very sorry for your loss. Bonnie was such a nice person and neighbor. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.
Scott and Susan Dunn and Family
My deepest sympathy to each of you on the passing of Bonnie. May God provide you with a special measure of His Peace and Comfort during this difficult time.
To the entire Hoesing Family. Bonnie was such a wonderful woman and such a joy to be around. I will miss her Greatly. Prayers and comfort to all.
Marge Thompson Parkview Haven.
My sympathy and prayers to the family. I will miss Bonnie. I have many, many fond memories of her and her husband, Hilary. She has been there for me over the years. May God be with you especially at this time of loss.
Fr Frank Dvorak
I will always remember her smile and the caring feeling I would receive from Bonnie. Blessed to have known her!
Bonnie and your whole family has been like our family for over 50 years. We were lucky enough to be able to visit with her last Sunday morning and she was as delightful as ever. We will cherish all of our great memories. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Joan and Juli Burney
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Bonnie was a great person and she was loved by all, and she will be missed.
We enjoyed getting to know Bonnie over the years and are so glad we got to visit with her at the reunion last summer. Our sympathies to you all - she will be missed.
Robert & Cindy (Nelson) Ellsworth
What a fun loving, bridge playing friend! I'm sure she'll have a foursome in heaven and they will all be laughing and having a great time. How fortunate you were to have such a lovely woman as your mother.
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