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Bonnie Rouw

March 29, 1936 ~ June 10, 2020 (age 84)


Bonnie Marie Rouw was born March 29, 1936, to Richard H. and Thelma (Alley) Smith, in Oskaloosa, Iowa. Thelma passed away when Bonnie was only four months old. Richard then married Martha Ada, and together they raised their family.  Bonnie passed away on June 10, 2020, at the Comfort House in Pella.

On March 23, 1956 she was united in marriage to Marv Rouw in the Congregational Church of Oskaloosa. To this union they were blessed with four children: Linda, Beverly, Alan and Steve.

Bonnie enjoyed playing cards, doing puzzles, and spending time with her friends and family. Above all, Bonnie loved the Lord.

Those left to cherish her memory are her husband Marv of 64 years, and their family:

Linda and Leroy Simons

               Michael and Jessie Richards

               Mark and Sara Richards

               David Simons


Beverly and Dean Ayers

               Matthew and Emily Ayers

               Dana and Chance Cockrell


Alan and Marci Rouw

               Shane and Katie Rouw

               Shaylin Rouw

               Dustin and Nina Vickers


Steve and Carla Rouw

               William Rouw

               Andrea Rouw

She is also survived by 15 great grandchildren.

Bonnie was preceded in death by her parents Richard and Thelma Smith, her mother Martha Ada (Vande Voort) Smith, her parents-in-law Bill and Evelyn Rouw, her great grandson Logan Ayers, her brothers-in-law: Albert Rouw and Kenny Rouw, and her siblings: Marion and Bob Vander Heiden, Shirley Thatcher, and Beverly Gingery.

Heartland Reformed Church will live-stream Bonnie's service here:

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Drive-through Visitation
June 15, 2020

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Heartland Reformed Church
628 Hwy T14
Pella, IA 50219

Private Family Service
June 15, 2020

Heartland Reformed Church
628 Hwy T14
Pella, IA 50219


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