Bonnie's life story began on October 13, 1952 and ended tragically on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 following an automobile accident near her home in Houston, Tx,
She is predeceased by her parents: LaVerne and Arnie (Buddy) Knittel, her grandparents, numerous aunts and uncles, dearest friend, Jim Butcher, and her canine companion of 17 years, Sophie Girl.
Surviving are her siblings: Rockie Knittel (Joyce) of Brenham, Trebie Bruening of Huntsville, Tx, Shannon Knittel of Iola, and Quirt Knittel (Ann) of Burton. Nieces and nephews (the "Big Kids"): Rockie Bryan Knittel, Jarred Knittel (Amanda), Trey Knittel (Julia), Justin Bruening (Carrie), Joshua Sweatt (Sarah), Lyndsey Patten (Bryan) , Fawn Knittel, Sydnie Knittel, Shawn Ware (Daphne), and Bryan Ware (Samantha). Also, Her "Little Kids): Piper and Atticus Knittel, Zoe Knittel, Brody and Olivia Bruening, Whitney and Colton Sweatt, Ryan and Luke Patten, Connor Knitttel, Colton Black, and Indie and Nova Ware.
A visitation will be held Saturday, March 25th from 4-6pm at Memorial Oaks Funeral Chapel in Brenham. Per Bonnie's request, a celebration of life is being planned at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bonnie Knittel cheer scholarship or Bonnie Knittel UCC youth fund c/o Burton State Bank 515 N. Main Burton, TX 77835.
Funeral arrangements for Bonnie Lynn Welch Knittel are entrusted to Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 West Main, Brenham. To post a tribute to the family, visit www.memorialoakschapel.com.
Published on March 23, 2017