Bonnie L. Paar, 70
March 19, 1947 — Dec. 23, 2017
Bonnie L. Paar, 70, of West Bend, passed away peacefully at home on
Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017. She was born on March 19, 1947, in Beaver Dam,
the daughter of the late Arthur and Lois Backus.
Bonnie studied education at the University of Wisconsin Whitewater
before meeting her future husband, William Paar. They were married on
Oct. 25, 1969 in Horicon and spent 48 years of marriage full of
dedication, love and life travels including trips to their cabin in the
woods. She worked at Kohl’s at the service desk and then worked many
years at the county courthouse before retiring as a civil court
assistant in 2014. Bonnie was a lifelong member of St Mary’s Immaculate
Conception Catholic Church. She was devoted in her faith and volunteered
her time serving meals at The Harvest House. She liked to read, cook for
her family, go shopping, and wear her green and gold on game day. She
spent many thoughtful moments picking out the perfect greeting cards for
her family and friends. Bonnie brought smiles to many faces and enjoyed
spending time with her beloved family, making memories to cherish for a
Those Bonnie leaves behind to cherish her memory include her husband of
48 years; William; her two children, Justin and Bethany (Duffy) Teipel;
five grandchildren, Tully, Tallulah, Arleta, Finola and Renny. She is
further survived by other relatives and many friends. Bonnie was
preceded in death by her parents.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, Dece. 30, 2017 at
noon at St. Mary’s Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 1610 Monroe
St. West Bend. Bonnie’s family will greet relatives and friends from 10
a.m. until the time of Mass.
In lieu of flowers, donations are appreciated to put towards a memorial
at the Kraemer Cancer Center in honor of Bonnie.
Bonnie’s family would like to give a special thank you to all the caring
staff at St. Joseph’s Hospital Outpatient Department, Kraemer Cancer
Center and all the special people that brought kindness and love while
caring for her at home.
The Myhrum Patten Miller & Kietzer Funeral Homes have been entrusted
with Bonnie’s arrangements. Additional information and guest book may be