February 10, 1930 - April 10, 2016
Bonnie Ellen Pitzer, 86, of Urbana, passed away on Saturday, April 10, 2016 in Mercy Memorial Hospital, Urbana, Ohio.
She was born February 10, 1930 in North Lewisburg, the daughter of the late Henry and Mary Elizabeth (Spain) Burnside.
Bonnie proudly served her country with the Women’s Army Corps during the Korean War. She was very active in the Church of Christ in Christian Union, Milford Center, and North Lewisburg where she served as an Evangelical Pastor and a Sunday School teacher. Bonnie enjoyed watching all game shows along with The Ohio State University Buckeyes and not only reading, but writing poetry as well.
She is survived by her daughter, Lorrie Boyd Cooksey of Urbana; her grandchildren, Douglas (Angela) Boyd of Urbana and Jessica (Bradley) Arn of Bellefontaine; and her great grandchildren, Regan and Teagan Boyd of Urbana and Macy and Kaden Arn of Bellefontaine.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 39 years, Harold Pitzer; and her brother, Ronald Burnside.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, April 14, 2016 in Maple Grove Cemetery, North Lewisburg with Pastor Steve Wood officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Paws Animal Shelter at 1535 US-36, Urbana, Ohio 43078
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.
Lorrie, So sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May God comfort you. Love, Gene and Drema Arn