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In Loving Memory Of
Bonita "Bonnie" Dreessen
Born: April 25, 1936
Passed Away: October 8, 2005
Age: 69 years, 5 months and 13 days
FUNERAL SERVICE
Wednesday, October 12, 2005, at 1:00 P.M.
Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Sibley, Iowa
Family Prayer Service at 12:45 P.M.
OFFICIATING
Rev. Trudy Peterson
MUSIC
Organist: Joyce Kruse
Special music by Mike Earll and Corky Korselman
Songs: "On Eagle's Wings" " Softly And Tenderly"
Congregational Songs
Processional: "Here I Am Lord" # 752 Blue Book
During the service: "Borning Cry" # 770 Blue Book
"How Great Thou Art" # 532 Green Book
Recessional: "Because He Lives" Sheet Music
CASKET BEARERS
Brenda Dreessen Hibbing Bradd Dreessen
Brian Dreessen Brent Dreessen
Don Hibbing Charles W. Voll
HONORARY CASKET BEARERS
Jeff Dreessen Jodi Dreessen
Austin Dreessen Taylor Hibbing
Alyssa Hibbing Travis Dreessen
Marshal Dreessen Amy Dreessen
INTERMENT
Holman Township Cemetery, Sibley, Iowa
Following interment, the family invites all
for fellowship and lunch at the church.
ARRANGEMENTS BY
Andringa Funeral Home, Sibley, Iowa
Larry R. Andringa, Director
Bonnie Dreessen, was born on April 25, 1936, in Ortonville, Minnesota. She was the daughter of Henry and Edna (Price) Behrens. She lived her youth and attended school in Sibley, Iowa, where she graduated from high school.
She was united in marriage to Robert L. Dreessen of Sibley, Iowa, on April 22, 1957. They lived in Sibley, where they were happily married for 35 years. Robert passed away on August 7, 1992, after a long battle with cancer.
Bonnie was the President and bookkeeper of Dreessen Trucking Inc. of Sibley.
She was a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Sibley, where she was active in the church as a member of the Women's Group, Altar Care, and Sunday School Teacher, for many years.
Bonnie was a very loving and caring person. Her greatest joy was being surrounded by her family and friends in her home. She enjoyed attending grandchildren's musical and sporting events. A special part of her life was her very dear friend, Don Truckenmiller. They enjoyed traveling and dining out.
She endured a long, hard, fight with cancer. On Saturday, October 8, 2005, at the Osceola Community Hospital in Sibley, she went to her heavenly home.
Those left to cherish her memories are her four children and their spouses: Brian and Patty Dreessen, Bradd and Susan Dreessen, Brenda and Don Hibbing, Brent and Nancy Dreessen, all of Sibley, IA; eight grandchildren; one sister: Ronelda (Charles) Voll of Phoenix, AZ; one brother: David Behrens of Pittsburgh, PA; special friend: Don Truckenmiller and his family; and many relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert, and her parents.

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