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Bonnie Jeanne (Becker) Driemeyer

February 13, 1925 ~ July 29, 2018 (age 93)

Bonnie Jeanne Driemeyer, née Becker, of Steelville, Missouri passed away Sunday, July 29, 2018 at the age of 93 years, 5 months and 16 days. Bonnie was born February 13, 1925 in St. Louis, Missouri to William E. Becker Sr. and Bessie Webb Becker. She was united in marriage to Clarence K. Driemeyer in February 1943 in Old Monroe, MO and to this union two daughters were born.

Bonnie was a charter member of the Bellefontaine Baptist Church in North County, St. Louis and later became a member of the Steelville First Baptist Church. She taught Sunday School different times in her life along with many other positions and activities in the church. As a young teen, Bonnie played on a pro-softball league. With all of her knowledge and experience, she shared that with as many of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren as she could. She enjoyed crocheting, sewing, reading, watching the St. Louis Cardinals and especially winning when playing UNO and Dominos. But most of all she enjoyed all of the blessings in being with her children, grandchildren and all of her family.

Bonnie was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Clarence Driemeyer; one brother, William E. Becker, Jr.; and one sister, Ruth Lottie Gubser and husband John "Bud".

She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her daughters, Joyce Vaughn and husband James of Salem, MO and Bonnie Heying and husband Lyn of New Bloomfield, MO; seven grandchildren, Paula Stice and husband Scott of Steelville, MO, Laura Ruether and husband Keith of Sleeper, MO, Jason Vaughn and wife Keli of Bolivar, MO, Ellen Lauer and husband Craig of Arnold, MO, Jared Vaughn and wife Ashley of Bolivar, MO, Jefff Heying and wife Christine of Goodyear, AZ and Bonnie Jeanne Brown and husband Joe of Perry, MO; fifteen great-grandchildren, Katie Stice, Jessica Turnbough and husband Heath, Rachel Woodall and husband Josh, Kara Copling and husband Kalem, Michael Ruether and fiance' Carly, Heather Lewis and husband Antwan, Erica Vaughn, Josh Vaughn, Isaiah Lauer, Naomi Lauer, Lydia Lauer, Gideon Lauer, Anna Vaughn, Austin Vaughn and Aubree Heying; one great-great-granddaughter, Elaina Turnbough; nephews, Rick Becker and Bob Becker both of St. Louis, MO; other relatives; and friends.

The Family received friends from12:30 p.m. until time of service on Sunday, August 5, 2018 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, MO.

Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, MO with Rev. Jesse Parrott officiating. Special music of "Beyond the Sunset" and "He Will" was played. Other music of "I Know Whom I Have Believed" was led by Keith Ruether and sang by the congregation with Carolyn Hawkins on piano.

Committal prayer and interment were in the Roberts Cemetery in rural Sligo, MO.

Honored to be casket bearers were Scott Stice, Keith Ruether, Jason Vaughn, Craig Lauer, Jared Vaughn, Jeff Heying and Joe Brown.

The Family was served by the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home of Steelville, MO.

 

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