Myra Bone


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February 8th

Myra L. Bone, 91 of Round Lake Beach, IL went home to be with the lord Friday
morning February 8
th
, 2019
She was born June 3, 1927 in Kokomo, Indiana to Mary (Noble) and Harrison G.
Dotterer. She had one sister Geraldine (Robert) Kemper. She graduated from Kokomo
High School class of 1945. One of her first jobs after high school was a telephone
operator. On September 27, 1958, she married Robert G. Bone in Lafayette, Indiana.
They had 2 children, Jennifer and Douglas. She moved to North Webster in 1969 where
she resided for many years. She worked as a secretary to Biomet founder and CEO Dane
Miller when it first started. She was a longtime Member of the North Webster United
Methodist church. She moved to Columbia City in 1997. Her last move was to IL in
2014, and she resided there with her daughter and son in law the past 3 years. She was a
very loving and caring Mother and Grandmother. She enjoyed cooking, gardening,
reading, traveling, spending time with family, and her dogs and cats.. Her favorite place
to travel was to Michigan with friends and family. She may have gotten her love for
Michigan when she and her father took a Cruise on the Great Lakes in late1940’s via the
ships the North American and the South American.
She is survived by her daughter Jennifer (Jim) Rhinehart of Round Lake Beach, IL, her
son Douglas (Annette) Bone of Columbia City, IN, 3 Grandchildren, Joseph, Rachel and
Hannah. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews. She was preceded by her
husband Robert, her sister Geraldine, and her parents
Visitation will be Thursday, February 14, 2019 at Eastlund Funeral Home Syracuse, IN
from 1-3pm, with the service following at 3pm. Memorial Contributions can be made to
Humane Society Columbia City, IN.


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