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Ralph Edward "Ed" Bonner

Ralph Edward “Ed” Bonner of Cadillac passed away May 12, 2017 at the age of 75. He was born August 8, 1941 in Detroit to Ernest and Minnie (Anderson) Bonner. Ed married Beatrice “Mary” McDonough on December 22, 1966; she preceded him in death on April 5, 2015.
Ed had served in the United States Airforce from 1961-1965. He had worked as a journeyman tool and die maker for General Motors and Boeing Airlines and then drove tour bus for many years. Ed was a member of the Clam Lake Masonic Lodge and he enjoyed traveling, tinkering, drag racing and his beloved Yorkie Shaggy.
Ed is survived by his children; Gregory Leigh (Katherine) Bonner of Boynton Beach, Florida, Michael Edward (Kelley) Bonner of Boca Raton, Florida, Christine (Jim) Moore of Cadillac and stepson John Jasper of Cadillac, grandchildren; Christopher Bonner, Angelique (Scott) Stoppelberin, Ashley Moore, Ashley Bonner, Jason Jasper, Joseph Bonner, Jonathan Dery and Hannah Moore, and great-grandchildren; Brenda Bonner, Agape Bonner and Lucas Sinkler. Also surviving are his bother Eldon (Helen) Bonner of Sebring, Florida, sister Susan Baergen of Colorado, step-father Vernon Bruner of Troy, Michigan and brother in-law James F. McDonough Jr. of Oak Park, Michigan and numerous nieces and nephews.
Ed was preceded in death by his wife Beatrice “Mary” (McDonough) Bonner, his parents Ernest and Minnie (Anderson) Bonner and brother and sister in-law Duane (Beverly) Trbovich.
Services for Ed will be announced at a later date.


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patti buchanan


I am so sorry for the loss of your father. Daughters and Daddy's have a special bond, but know that death doesn't remove or lesson that bond. He will stay with you always, watching over you and your family. You will feel his smile and that unexpected touch on your shoulder. Be happy for him that he is well and now can be with thows that he has missed and loved. All my love and prayers for your family...stay strong, I love you my friend...

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