Bonita Bonnie Croy

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Bonita "Bonnie" Croy

October 04, 1951 - February 18, 2019

Bonita Bonnie Croy Bonita "Bonnie" Croy, 67, Nappanee, died after an extended illness at 12:28 a.m. Monday, Feb. 18, at Elkhart General Hospital.
She was born Oct. 4, 1951, in Elkhart, to Alford and Pearl (Reilly) Collins. Bonita graduated from Nappanee High School.
On April 26, 1969, she married Randall Croy at Union Center Church of the Brethren.
Bonita was a homemaker. She had worked as a nurse's aide at Goshen Hospital, for Nappanee Advanced News and for many years at Templeton and Henschen Oil in Nappanee.
Bonita was a lifetime area resident. She attended Nappanee United Methodist Church. She was an advocate for foster parenting and had been a foster parent for 20 years. She loved all college sports, supporting her sons' sporting careers at NorthWood High School. She enjoyed bowling.
She is survived by her husband, Randall Croy; sons, Rod (Candi) Croy, Milford, Craig (Stacy) Croy, Cape Coral, Florida, Todd (Linda) Croy, Goshen, and Dustin Croy, Wakarusa; grandchildren, Ashley (Drew) Buss, Ariana (Joseph Hahaj) Croy, Samantha Croy, Bryana Croy, Chace Croy, Cohl Croy, Courtney Fox, Heather Ankrom, Tyler Croy, Hailee Ankrom, Justin Croy, Emily Croy, Cambria Newman, Addison Croy and Brooklyn Croy; great-grandchildren, Savanah and Brantley Buss, Keegan Ankrom, Brooklyn Yaap, Steven Fox, JR, Ladaezia Fox, David Fox, Daisy Croy and Oliver Croy; foster daughter, Andrianna Campos, Milford; sister, Coleen (John) Darrenkemp, Goshen; and half brothers, John (Jane) Collins, Elkhart, and Richard Collins, Union, Michigan.
She was preceded in death by a half sister, Sally Trine.
Family and friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, at Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee, and one hour prior to the 11 a.m. funeral service Saturday, Feb. 23, at Nappanee United Methodist Church. The Rev. Kevin Reed will officiate.
Burial will follow at Union Center East Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be given to Oaklawn for the Children's Campus or Nappanee United Methodist Church.
Published on February 20, 2019
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Friday February 22, 2019

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home

950 North Main Street, Nappanee, IN, USA

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Saturday February 23, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Nappanee United Methodist Church

301 East Market Street, Nappanee, IN, USA

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Saturday February 23, 2019

11:00 AM

Nappanee United Methodist Church

301 East Market Street, Nappanee, IN, USA

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