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Bonnie Jean Cantu (Slater)
1/24/2019 12:06:00 PM - Final Journey

CANTU, BONNIE JEAN, age 69, of Mt. Pleasant passed away Tuesday, January 22, 2019, at McLaren Bay Regional Hospital. 

Funeral Services for Bonnie will be held at Clark Family Funeral Chapel on Friday, January 25, at 1 p.m. with Fred Cantu, Jr. officiating. Interment will follow in Woodland Cemetery. A Luncheon will be held in the Reflections Reception Center following the Committal Service. The family will receive friends on Thursday, January 24, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Visitation will continue the day of the service from 12 noon until the time of the service. 

Bonnie was born on May 20, 1949, in Mt. Pleasant, the daughter of father George and Emma (Peters) Slater. She married Federico Cantu on July 27, 1968, in Kewadin, MI. Bonnie was a homemaker, devoted to her family and a proud member of the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe. She enjoyed bingo, especially Spanish bingo with her grandchildren. She loved to sew and looked forward to family gatherings. She had a big heart for family. She was generous, humble supporter of Special Olympics in which her and her husband received a Crystal award, acknowledging their support and contributions of the Mt. Pleasant Special Olympics.

Bonnie is survived by her husband of 50 years, Federico; children, Federico (Denise) Cantu Jr., Fabian (Jody) Cantu, Emma Cantu, Victoria Cantu, Lequan Cantu, Malina (James) Cantu, April (Jose) Lopez, and Summer Cantu; 22 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and siblings, Sharon (Ralph) Matthews, Gerald Dean Slater, Colleen Sisco and George Allen (Deb) Slater.

Bonnie was preceded in death by her infant son, Jesus; parents; siblings, Lorraine Kennedy, Sandra Boyce, Helen Reed, Allen Slater, Kelly David, and infant sister; and brother-in-law, Dave Sisco

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