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Elsie M. Bonuchi

Elsie M. Bonuchi, 89, of Higbee, Missouri passed away on Friday, April 14, 2017 at Macon Health Care Center. Elsie was born on May 4, 1927 in Higbee, Missouri a daughter of the late James and Mary (Owens) Sumpter. She was a member of the Higbee Christian Church, Higbee Progressive Club, former Higbee School Board Member, Lions Club, and the Higbee Alumni Association. She was a great organizer and was very instrumental in the Higbee fairs. Elsie enjoyed quilting, attending school sports, and visiting with friends. She never met a stranger. She was a donor for the Red Cross for many years until she was no longer able to do so. During her career, she worked for Brown Shoe Company, Stampers, and National Garment Company and retired from Baxter Healthcare Corporation in the factory. In addition to her parents, Elsie was preceded in death by her husband, Americo “Reke” Bonuchi; as well as several brothers and sisters. Elsie is survived by her children, Joseph (Tammy) Bonuchi of Fayette, Missouri and Mary K. Bonuchi of Higbee, Missouri; sister, Elder (Larry) Roberts of Moberly, Missouri; grandchildren: Chris (Becky) Bonuchi, of Higbee, Missouri and Molly Bonuchi of Scotts Bluff, Nebraska; great grandchild: Karisa Bonuchi; numerous nieces, nephews, and many friends. A visitation will be held on Monday, April 17, 2017 at the Million Taylor Funeral Homes of Higbee from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Funeral Services will take place on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Bob Eichenberger officiating. Burial will follow at the Higbee City Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Higbee Christian Church. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Elsie M. Bonuchi please visit our Sympathy Store.

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Fred & Trudie Homan, Paul McGee & Tami VanMeter purchased the Floor Plant for Sympathy for the family of Elsie M. Bonuchi.

Fred & Trudie Homan, Paul McGee & Tami VanMeter Apr 17 2017 12:00 AM

I so enjoyed Elsie, her stories and the telling of old time. RIP Love

Debbie Eisenhofer Apr 17 2017 12:00 AM

Elder & Larry, Our prayers & thoughts are with you at this time of sorrow. Fondly Jean & Floyd Davis

Jean & Floyd Davis Apr 17 2017 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. Have a lot of good times with Elsie will miss her. Susan Wooten( Taylor)

Susan Wooten (Taylor) Apr 17 2017 12:00 AM

We send our love and sympathy to Mary K and the rest of the family. We did not know Elsie, but Kimberlee was so fond of her. Elsie was special to Kimberlee and she spoke of her often. We know she will be missed by many! Fondly, Paul, Nita and Tracey Enochs

Nita Enochs Apr 15 2017 12:00 AM

I have many fond memories of Elsie Bonuchi . She was a special lady and a good friend . Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family at this time.

wyatt w. wilson Apr 15 2017 12:00 AM

Our hearts go out to the Bonuchi family. God bless each of you. Love Betty and Lori Maupin.

Lori and Betty Maupin Apr 15 2017 12:00 AM

Elsie will be missed by many. She was a fun person to be with and want the family to know we are so sorry.

George & Sue Palmatory Apr 15 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Elsie Bonuchi

Mike Coulson Apr 15 2017 12:00 AM

Elsie was a wonderful, kind woman! A great neighbor! Prayers to the family!

Karen Woods Apr 15 2017 12:00 AM

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