October 31, 1942 - October 17, 2014


Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 AM on Monday, October 20, 2014 at St. Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church in St. Augusta, for Bonita “Bonnie” A. Benoit, age 71, of St. Cloud, who died on Friday at the St. Cloud Hospital. Rev. Robert Rolfes will officiate and burial will be in the parish cemetery. Friends and relatives may call TODAY, Sunday, October 19, 2014 from 3:00 – 7:00 PM at St. Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church and one hour prior to mass on Monday at the church in St. Augusta. Christian Women will pray at 3:30 PM followed by Parish Prayers at 6:30 PM Sunday at the church. Arrangements have been entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, St. Cloud.

Bonnie was born October 31, 1942 in St. Cloud to Herbert and Clara (Rosha) Benoit. She worked at Franklin Manufacturing for 30 years and most recently as a dispatcher for Care Cab. Bonnie was a member of St. Mary Help of Christians, Christian Women, and BeFrienders. Faith was very important to Bonnie and she was very involved with volunteering at church. She was kind, compassionate, and loved her nieces and nephews.

Bonnie is survived by her siblings, Janet (Wayne) Shamla of Buffalo, Dianne Bauer of Marysville, WA, Ron of St. Augusta, Wayne (Eileen) of St. Augusta, Renee (Mark) Kunkel of Kimball, Karen (Gary) Cater of St. Augusta, Sandy of St. Augusta; and 18 nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; siblings, Joanne, LeRoy “Butch”, Donna Mae; sister-in-law, Rosie; brothers-in-law, Craig Bauer and Patrick Loesch.