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Bonnie Mae Rosier

09/19/1955 - 10/04/2021

Bonnie Mae Rosier (nee Wiltse), age 66 of Mountain Iron, passed away on Monday, October 4, 2021.

She was born on September 19, 1955 in Donaldson, Minnesota, the daughter of Barbara Ann (Magsam) and Luther Willis Wiltse. For the past 45 years, Bonnie was the loving wife and “better” half to her husband, Barry Dean Rosier, whom she married on January 3, 1976. Bonnie was a loving, caring mother to Michelle Deidre Rosier (born 1979) and Jacob Dean Rosier (born 1981). Bonnie worked as a pharmacy technician and insurance technical support specialist at White Drug, Target, and Blue Cross Blue Shield before retiring in 2016. She loved family first and foremost, gardening, bargain shopping, laughing, playing cards, farmers markets, traveling, and helping others.

Bonnie is survived by her husband, Barry; children, Michelle (Jeff Johnson) and Jacob; and siblings: Lona Wiltse of Kinney, Shirley Agnoli of Kinney, Darrell Wiltse of Mountain Iron, William (Pam) Wiltse of Kinney, Dale (Sherry) Wiltse of Kinney, and Kelly (Stanley) Oleson of Mt. Iron; numerous in-laws, nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Barb and Luther, grandparents: Merle George and Marie Florence (Goosen) Magsam of Euclid, Minnesota and William Alexander and Lela Gertrude (Pulver) Wiltse of Bagley, Minnesota.

A celebration of life is scheduled for Friday, October 8 at 2pm at Range Funeral Home (911 16th St. N, Virginia, MN) with a gathering and light refreshments at the Mountain Iron Senior Center (8876 Main St. Mt. Iron, MN) following. She will be cremated and interred at Greenwood Cemetery in Virginia, Minnesota.

Memorials to Children’s Minnesota in her name are welcome and appreciated: https://www.childrensmn.org/support-childrens/giving-to-childrens/tribute-giving/

Arrangements are with Range Funeral Home in Virginia.

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9 thoughts on “Bonnie Mae Rosier”

  1. Sandy Johnson says:

    Paul and I are heartbroken to hear of Bonnie’s passing. Our thoughts are with you in this most difficult time.
    Paul, Sandy and Greg

  2. Rhonda Tymenski says:

    I miss you so much already the past two days seem unreal to me. I am going to miss your laugh ,your smile, your two hour Sunday calls, and your lively spirit. We will be together again someday. I love you

  3. Jeff Rosier says:

    So sorry for the loss of Bonnie.

    Sorry Marty and I cannot make it there. Just know our thoughts and prayers are with you all in this difficult time from California.

  4. Jennifer Prueser says:

    It is with a sad and heavy heart that I say goodbye to my dear Aunt Bonnie who contributed fond memories to my childhood and beyond. Peace be with you. Love, Jennifer.

  5. Kelsey and Daniel Rutis says:

    We are so sorry to hear of Bonnie’s passing. Although we only met Bonnie once years ago, we still remember her warm and welcoming presence fondly. Our hearts are with you during this time.
    Kelsey, Daniel and John

  6. marcella gish says:

    sorry for loss

  7. Gayle Meredee Brooks says:

    I am so sorry to hear of Bonnie’s death.
    I was one of Bonnie’s roommates in Mpls before she returned home to be married.
    We have many pleasant memories of time spent with Bonnie and Lona.

  8. Brent Chezick says:

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Bonnie was a super sweet lady. My thoughts are with you.

  9. Dan Everett says:

    Bonnie a very special person. She always had a smile when I saw her. She was my favorite class mate while attending Buhl high school. I have so many fond memories of her.

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Friday 10/08/2021 at 02:00 PM
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