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Bonnie Routh

Obituary for Bonnie Routh

April 16, 1931 - April 24, 2017
Creston, Iowa | Age 86


Bonnie Routh, 86, of Creston, died Monday, April 24, 2017 at Clearview Nursing Home in Mt. Ayr. Celebration of Life Memorial Services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, April 27, 2017 at Powers Funeral Home 601 New York Avenue in Creston. Family will receive friends from 10-11:00 a.m. Thursday service time. Pastor Delores Doench will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorials are to the Platte Center Church and to the Fibromyalgia Cure. Online condolences can be given at

Bonnie Jean Routh, daughter of James Thompson and Hazel E. (O'Dougherty) Thompson, was born April 16, 1931 in Bedford, Iowa. She graduated from Clearfield High School in 1950.

On June 29, 1952, Bonnie married Roland D. Routh in Clearfield, Iowa. They lived most of their married life on a farm south of Creston. Bonnie worked in the Ice Cream Parlor in Clearfield, then with Gits Mfg. in Creston in production. She went on to work in Creston as the bookkeeper for Kerr - Cochran Chevrolet Dealership, and their successor Bill Cornick, and lastly, the Stalker family, working approximately 40 years. Ronnie and Bonnie loved to make an annual trip to Las Vegas.

Bonnie was a member of the Platte Center Presbyterian Church and the Presbyterian Women, the Greater Regional Hospital Auxiliary and the Clearfield Lions.
Survivors include her husband Roland Routh of Creston; one son Brett (wife Tawnya) Routh of Creston; three grandchildren, Stephanie (husband Ben) Reed of Des Moines; Jeffery "J.D." Routh of Prescott and Jacob Routh of Creston; longtime friends, Pearl Shrimpton and Bonnie Jensen, both of Atlantic and Bill & Bonnie Cornick of Creston.

Bonnie was preceded in death by her parents.



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