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Bonita Charter

November 26, 2018

Bonita R. Charter (nee Smith), 77, of Reddick, passed away Friday (Nov. 23, 2018) at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee.

She was born June 24, 1941, in Joliet, the daughter of William and Jennie (nee Michela) Smith. Her parents preceded her in death.

Bonita was a travel agent with Sea and Sea Travel for many years. She enjoyed crocheting, mowing the lawn and gardening, especially her roses.

Surviving are her husband, Alan Charter, whom she married Nov. 26, 1960, in Dwight; one son, Robert (Julie) Charter, of Dwight; one daughter, Sheryl (Ron) Gallagher, of Liberty, Mo.; three grandchildren, Crystal (Chris) Guerrie, Mayme VanMeveren and Elizabeth VanMeveren; and two great-grandchildren, Ali Guerrie and Dominic Guerrie.

Preceding her in death was one brother, Robert Smith.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, at R.W. Patterson Funeral Home and Crematory in Braidwood. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, also at the funeral home. Interment will follow in North Cemetery in Essex.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Kankakee Valley.

Please sign her online guestbook at rwpattersonfuneralhomes.com.

(Pd)

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