Bonetha Rider

January 3rd

Bonetha “Bonnie”  Rider, 93, of New Paris, passed away on January 2, 2021 at Courtyard Healthcare in Goshen.  She was born on July 26, 1927 in Bluffton, IN to Arthur & Mary (Bailey) McClellan.  On August 5, 1944 she married Gilford Rider who preceded her in 2010.  She was a longtime member of the Peoples Bible Church in Benton.  Bonnie is survived by her 2 sons – Clifford (Ruth) Rider of Leesburg.  Bruce (Marjorie) Rider of Goshen.  9 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great grandchild.  2 sisters – Shelvya Bauer of Hicksville, OH, and Doris Carson of Wolf Lake.  Along with her husband, she was preceded by her parents, and 1 brother.  Visitation will be on Thursday, January 7, 2021 from noon – 2 PM at the Eastlund Funeral Home followed by a graveside service at Salem Cemetery in Wilmot.

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