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Ethel Jane Bontz

d. July 5, 2017


Monday, July 10, 2017 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel in Vandalia.


Monday, July 10, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel.
Officiating: Mr. Kenny Haddock.
Music: Angela, Michael and Gabriel Maier.
Interment: Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Bobby Stone, Tony Dameron, Eddie Stone, Paul Maier, Floyd Dameron, Shawn Reading, and Dennis Becker.

Ethel Jane (Sutton) Bontz age 95 of Vandalia, passed away at 7:20 a.m. on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at the Tri-County Care Center in Vandalia. After graduating from high school in Curryville, she moved to Vandalia to seek employment. Jane worked many retail jobs over the years and sold Avon for a number of years. She was a member of the Southside Baptist Church in Vandalia. Jane enjoyed cooking, knitting, sewing, gardening, and playing Bingo at Tri-County Care Center. In her younger years, she enjoyed fishing and swimming with her nieces and nephews.

Born: March 2, 1922 near Curryville the daughter of James Beamon and Pearl Gertrude (Lamme) Sutton.

Married: Ted May in 1999; he preceded her in death in 2001. She then married James E. Bontz in 2002; he preceded her in death in 2010.

Survivors include: one sister, Isabel Stone of Bowling Green; also survived by nieces and nephew, Elaine (Floyd) Dameron of Curryville; Eddie (Susan) Stone of Laddonia; Jane (Gary) Robinson of St. Charles and Linda (Dennis) Becker of Mexico; eight great-nieces and nephews; 16 great-great-nieces and nephews; she is also survived by James' children, Raeburn (Kathy) Bontz of Loveland, Colorado and Phyllis (James) Bontz of Vandalia and their children.

Preceded in death by: her parents; one sister, Betty Rinkle Becker; three brothers-in-law: George Rinkle, Joe Becker and Harry Stone.

Memorials are encouraged to the Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery
P.O. Box 141, Vandalia, Missouri 63382-0141

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