Charles R. Bonsall
Born: Tuesday, March 24, 1936
Passed: Friday, January 6, 2017
Charles R. Bonsall, 80, of Rockford, passed away on Friday, January 6, 2017, in SwedishAmerican Hospital. He was born March 24, 1936 in Mexico, MO; the son of John R. and Margaret M. (Fisher) Bonsall. He married Roberta J. Eitel on December 17, 1955, she predeceased him January 11, 2013. Charles served in the United States Air Force for 3 tours. He was a longtime member of First Evangelical Free Church.
He is survived by his daughters, Pamela Wendt of Janesville, WI, Deborah (Steve) Ohl of Athens, IL and Laura (Tim) O'Rourke of Machesney Park; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his son, Michael; 5 brothers and 6 sisters.
The family will have services at a later date. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 210 W Chapel St., Rockton, IL 61072 or the American Cancer Society, 4312 E State St., Rockford, IL 61108. To share a memory or online condolence, visit olsonfh.com. Olson Funeral & Cremation Services, Ltd., assisted the family in arrangements.