Bonaventura H. ‘Bonnie’ Gatton

Bonaventura H. “Bonnie” Gatton, 71, of Tiffin, passed away Friday morning, Dec. 27, 2013, at her home.

She was born Dec. 19, 1942, in Tiffin, to Raymond and Grace (Bangert) Schreiner. On April 27, 1963, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, she married Paul F. Gatton Jr. and he preceded her in death April 18, 2011.

Survivors include her daughter, Debra Gatton of Tiffin; and her sister, Theresa Curtis of Gladwind, Mich.

Also preceding her in death were her parents; brother, James Schreiner; and two sisters, Marylin Welker and Rita Lucas.

Bonnie graduated from Tiffin Calvert High School and was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. She enjoyed reading, baking, cooking and taking care of her house.

Her Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at St. Joseph Catholic Church with the Rev. Joseph Szybka officiating. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.

Friends may visit with the family from 10 a.m. until the time of service on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, 236 S. Washington St., Tiffin, OH 44883, (419) 447-2424.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church or a charity of the donor’s choice.

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