Bonnie May (Luecke) Barth, 77, Sullivan, passed away Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021, at Missouri Baptist Hospital in Sullivan, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born in Sullivan, Sept. 7, 1943, the daughter of the late George and Mabel (Cunio) Luecke.
She was united in marriage to Charles Barth, Nov. 2, 1973, at Old Argo Presbyterian Church in Japan.
Bonnie always felt fortunate that she was able to spend her life living in the Japan area, on the family farm where her father and grandfather had been born and grew up. Her house was always open and noted for having hot coffee, cold sweet tea, and something to eat for anyone that would come by on business or just for visiting. The children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and neighbor kids that got off the school bus at grandmas knew there was always something to eat and lots of love for them all.
Bonnie’s survivors include her husband, Charles Barth; three children: Jeffrey Bristow and wife, Dawn, Tanya (Bristow) Rapp and her husband, Bill, and Jill (Bristow) Hagedorn and husband, Rick; one step-daughter, Deanna Barth and significant other, Tracy Deveydt; one sister, Ila Faye (Luecke) Stumpe; nine grandchildren: Brian Brendel, Rachael Record, Mandy Duncan, Jenny Bristow, Brooke Gaskill, Megan Stubblefield, Melissa Hammonds, Alaina Rapp and Max Hagedorn; seven step-grandchildren: Justin Blanton, Josh Blanton, Jessica Kennedy, T.J. Deveydt, Jade Blankenship, Phillip Hagedorn and Rachel Sitton; 14 great-grandchildren: Caleb Brendel, Kaylee Brendel, Kate Calvin, Claire Calvin, Alexis Garner, Drew Duncan, Austin Duncan, Owen Dibble, Mason Dibble, Reya Bristow, Addison Gaskill, Charlotte Gaskill, Miranda Stubblefield and Blakely Hammonds; 19 step-grandchildren; and other relatives and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Mabel Luecke; one great-granddaughter, Mia Calvin; and her brother-in-law, Norman Stumpe.
Visitation will be Thursday, Jan. 28, from 5-8 p.m. at Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, where funeral services will be Friday, Jan. 29, at 11 a.m. with Pastor Robb Cardwell officiating. Interment will follow in the Old Argo Cemetery.
Memorial contributions in Bonnie’s memory may be made to Old Argo Presbyterian Church and Cemetery – Donations can be mailed to John Gross, ATTN: Old Argo Church, PO Box 988, Sullivan, MO 63080.