Bonnie Faye Louder, 81, of Russell, Kansas, passed away on Friday, October 18, 2019, at the Russell Regional Hospital.
Bonnie was born on March 03, 1938, in Peru, Kansas, the daughter of Harold S. and Etta W. (Kibler) Clark-Sampson. She grew up in Douglas and Rock, Kansas. Later the family moved to Russell, Kansas, where she graduated from Russell High School in 1957. She met, fell in love and was united in marriage to Seth Scott Louder on June 20, 1957, in Ord, Nebraska. She worked as an Activity Director with Alafern Nursing Home, was a nurse’s aid in the maternity ward at Russell Regional Hospital, later becoming a cashier at Klema’s, and lastly was self-employed as a Paramedic Examiner. She was a member of the Southern Baptist Church, and later joined Trinity United Methodist Church of Russell. She was a member of Rainbow for Girls, and Order of the Eastern Star, where she held many office positions, including Worthy Matron, she also was a member of Daughters of the Nile, and was crowned Queen, American Legion Auxiliary and held many positions including president, and also participated in Stephen Ministries at Trinity Methodist Church. Bonnie enjoyed traveling for all the organizations she was active in, and to see her family and friends. She also loved watching sports, reading, watching her soap operas, enjoyed time with her pets, going to her grandkids activities, and attending family reunions. Most of all she enjoyed spending time with her children and grandkids.
Surviving family include her daughter Tanya LaMastus (Ronnie) of Roxbury, Kansas, son Patrick Louder of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, daughter Phyllis Voldrich of Wichita, Kansas and son Mike Louder (Kathy) of Russell, Kansas; 8 grandkids and 4 great grandkids.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband Seth on December 07, 2014.
A celebration of Bonnie’s life will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Wednesday, October 23, 2019, at the Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary in Russell, Kansas. Burial will follow at the Russell City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 A.M. to 8 P.M. on Tuesday, October 22, 2019, at the mortuary with family greeting guests from 6 P.M. to 7 P.M. Tuesday evening. Memorials may be given to St. Jude’s or Shriners Hospital and sent in care of the mortuary. Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary of Russell, Kansas, is in charge of the funeral service arrangements.