2018-07-11 / Obituaries



Bonita “Bonnie” Almas Audette, age 67, of Marlette, passed away with family by her side, Sunday, July 8, 2018 at United Hospice Service of Marlette Regional Hospital in Marlette.

She was born March 13, 1951 in Sandusky, the daughter of Guy Grant Almas Jr. and Lois (Boyne) Tackeberry. Bonnie graduated from Marlette High School with the Class of 1969. She then attended Western Michigan University earning a Master’s Degree in Education. Bonnie married Phillip Anthony Audette on April 30, 1977 in Kalamazoo. She was a substitute teacher mostly in the Sandusky and Port Sanilac areas. Bonnie loved spending time with family and friends and her many dogs. She enjoyed sewing, quilting and crafts.

Bonnie is survived by her father, Guy “Bud” Almas; her mother, Lois (Boyne) Tackeberry; one stepson, Brett Audette; three grandchildren, Kirsten, Taylor and Devon; two sisters, Charleyne (Al) Wallace and Monica (Paul “Ray”) Bessler; one brother, Colin “Gunner” (Vicky) Almas; five nephews; seven nieces; one stepsister, Paula (Dan) Howe; and one stepbrother, Keith Tackeberry.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Phillip Audette in October 2002; stepdaughter, Tracy Audette; one sister, Theresa Hurley; grandparents, Grant and Almira Almas; stepfather, Paul Tackeberry; stepmother, Mary Lee Almas; three stepbrothers, Ron Michalski, Terry and Kevin Tackeberry.

A Funeral Service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 12, 2018 at Marsh Funeral Chapel in Marlette, with Pastor Mike Hollenbeck officiating.

The family will receive friends from 2–8 p.m. Wednesday, July 11, 2018 and 10 a.m. until time of the service Thursday at Marsh Funeral Chapel, Marlette.

Burial will take place in Germania Cemetery, Marlette Township.

Memorial Contributions may be made to United Hospice Service of Marlette Regional Hospital.

You may share an online condolence at: www.marshfuneral.com

Arrangements by Marsh Funeral Chapel, 2675 Main Street, Marlette, MI 48453. Phone 989-635- 3658.

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