Charles R. Bonsall

Born: Tuesday, March 24, 1936
Passed: Friday, January 6, 2017

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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 Olson Funeral & Cremation Services, Ltd., assisted the family in arrangements.

Condolences & Shared Memories (6)

  1. Sheila R Brazinskas-PangBurn

    Sorry for your loss. The Bonsall family have gone through so much loss in such a short time....I pray that the pain eases for both you and family...Thinking of you.

  2. American Heart Association

    May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family today and always.

  3. Jewel.M.Harvey

    So sorry for your loss. May God give you peace and comfort.

  4. Sharon Boice

    Sorry for your loss, Deb. Hugs.

  5. Marty, Paula & Nicole

    Praying for the entire Bonsall family. xo

  6. Carm Kane

    Pam: so very sorry to hear of your dads passing. You have all been with him through so much. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time.

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