Bonnie Irene Congemi

Bonnie Irene Congemi entered eternal life driving down the highway with our Lord Jesus Christ, who took the wheel and drove her home Sunday, Nov. 15, 2009, at the young age of 68.

She was the beloved wife of the late Thomas; dear mother of Thomas, Michael (Cynthia), Scott (Lisa), Nicholas (fiancee Kristina), and her beloved late daughter, Karen (Robert); sister of Wayne, Sallie, Paul (Judy), Donna (Cal), John, Dennis (Chris), Carol (Richard), Barb (Joe), Don (Carolyn), Nancy (Nicholas) and the late Richard; and grandmother of Christopher, Cody, Adriana, Samantha, Stevie, Shawn and Alyssa. Bonnie is further survived by many wonderful nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Bonnie was born in Milwaukee to the late Pauline (nee O’Neil) and Cyrus Bransted. She worked at GE Health Systems for many years.

Bonnie will always be remembered for her wonderful sense of humor, compassion for all, especially the less fortunate, friendliness, strong spirit and love for Jesus. She recently had overcome a serious illness, and thanks to all those who have expressed their friendship and care. Her family has greatly appreciated the prayers, love and concerns from friends and family.

Visitation will be held from 4:30 p.m. until the 7 p.m. Mass of Christian burial Thursday, Nov. 19, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, S89-W22650 Milwaukee Ave., Big Bend, with the Rev. Dick Robinson officiating. A private family burial for Bonnie will be held at Jericho Cemetery in the town of Eagle.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family are appreciated.

For online obituary and guest registry go to Mealy's Funeral Home in Eagle, 594-2442, is assisting the family.