Bonnie M. Dille
July 17, 1922 - April 9, 2006 LITCHFIELD -- Bonnie Marie Dille, 83, of Litchfield died Sunday at the Meeker County Memorial Hospital. The service will at 11 a.m. Friday at First Lutheran Church in Litchfield. Visitation will be for two hours prio...
July 17, 1922 - April 9, 2006
LITCHFIELD -- Bonnie Marie Dille, 83, of Litchfield died Sunday at the Meeker County Memorial Hospital.
The service will at 11 a.m. Friday at First Lutheran Church in Litchfield.
Visitation will be for two hours prior to the service at the church. Arrangements are with Johnson-Hagglund Funeral Home in Litchfield.
She was born July 17, 1922, in Litchfield to Alfred and Lura Anderson. She graduated from Litchfield High School in 1940 and attended the University of Minnesota for three years.
She married Donald Dille on Aug. 28, 1943. They moved to Quincy, Mass., in 1945 and returned to Litchfield in 1946. They moved to the Black Hills Ordinance Depot in S.D., in 1955 and returned to Litchfield in 1957. She graduated from the licensed practical nursing program at the Meeker County Hospital in 1968 and worked at the hospital for 11 years. She graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1987 with a bachelor's degree in art history.
She was a member of the First Lutheran Church of Litchfield and attended circle meetings and Bible study. She was a member of PEO for 55 years and the Litchfield Women's Club for over 50 years. She was a member of the Meeker County Historical Society and sang in the Eden Valley Choralaires.
She is survived by her children: Steve (and Pam) Dille of Dassel, Donna (and David) Lennon of Frisco, Colo., Christine of Brooklyn, N.Y., Cory (and David) Davis of Dassel, Nancy (and David) Eidsvaag of Litchfield, Peter Dille of Alhambra, Calif., Andrew Dille of Bloomington; 12 grandchildren; and her siblings: Boyd (and Connie) Anderson of Litchfield and Donna (and Chuck) Varker of Green Valley, Ariz.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 1974 and two brothers.