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Carla Jean Bonnerud

February 9, 1967 ~ June 1, 2017 (age 50)

Memorial services for Carla J. Bonnerud will be 11:00 A.M. Thursday  June 8, 2017 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Ostrander with Rev Herman Bakker officiating. Visitation will be held 5-7p.m.  Wednesday June 7, 2017 at the Hindt Funeral Home in Spring Valley and will continue for 1 hr prior to the service at the church on Thursday.

Carla Bonnerud, age 50, of Spring Valley, MN died June 1, 2017 at her home In Spring Valley.

She was born February 9, 1967 in Spring Valley, MN to Ralph and Karon (Kasten) Bonnerud. Carla attended and graduated from Spring Valley High School in 1985. Following graduation she worked various jobs in the Spring Valley area and for St Marys Hospital in Housekeeping before becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant. After becoming a CNA Carla worked for the Ostrander Care Center, Stewartville Care Center and was most recently employed at the Grand Meadow Health Care Center. In her spare time she enjoyed reading, dancing, fishing, spending time outdoors in her garden and spending time with her grandchildren Maci and Kinley.

Carla is survived by her children; Tyler Merkel of Spring Valley, MN and Lindsay (Cole) Jensen of Stewartville, MN, grandchildren Maci Greenwood and Kinley Merkel, her parents Ralph and Karon Bonnerud of Spring Valley, MN, sisters; Denise Bonnerud of Spring Valley, Shelly (Cory) Unverzagt of Stewartville, MN and Kris (Paul) Vogel of Rocky River, Ohio, nieces; Danette Kimball, Ashley Vogel and Andrea Unverzagt nephews; Dustin (Lisa) Kimball, Justin Vogel, Eric Unverzagt, Brandon Vogel and DJ Smith. She is also survived by a great-niece Adelynn Kimball and a great-nephew Alex Kimball. Carla was preceded in death by her maternal and paternal grandparents.

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 Service Information

June 7, 2017

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hindt Funeral Home - Spring Valley
316 north Broadway
Spring Valley, MN 55975

Memorial Service
June 8, 2017

11:00 AM
Trinity Lutheran Church
204 South Street
Ostrander, Minnesota 55961

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