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Bonnadonna “Bonnie” L. (Rueth) Siegfried, age 89, of Boone, IA and formerly of Niota, IL, passed away peacefully with her young children by her facet on Thursday, September 9, 2021 at Westhaven Neighborhood in Boone. 
Catholic Solutions will be held at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Nauvoo, IL. Mass of the Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, September 18, 2021, adopted by burial in Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery in Nauvoo, IL. Visitation will be held from 9:00 A.M. until finally time of provider. 
Bonnie was born on April 28, 1932 in Rock Island, IL, the daughter of Fred C. and Elenor W. (Vorwaldt) Rueth. At all around the age of two, her father handed absent. Following her father’s passing her mother and her moved to Fort Madison, IA to be nearer to household. Bonnie graduated from St. Joseph’s Catholic School, Fort Madison, IA in 1950. 
Bonnie was united in relationship with Paul Siegfried on September 5, 1959 at Sacred Coronary heart Catholic Church in Fort Madison. Bonnie remaining her task at Sheaffer Pen Firm in Fort Madison, after practically 10 a long time, to increase their family members. For the remainder of her daily life, she was a trustworthy and devoted farmer’s spouse. 
Bonnie was an avid seamstress (even stitching doll dresses), canning, cooking casseroles to provide to the subject, and becoming crafty. She produced Xmas ornaments, Halloween costumes you identify it, she could make it! She relished a small time to herself observing QVC or cleaning soap operas and would undertaking out to yard income on Saturday mornings to snag a very good deal. 
In the tumble of 2014, Paul and Bonnie moved to Boone, IA from their farm in Niota, IL. The pair liked the shift, becoming closer to relatives and having to socialize much more. Paul passed away on August 29, 2017. Immediately after just about 60 a long time of marriage, Bonnie ongoing to be a loving spouse, mother and supportive grandmother. 
Bonnie is survived by her son, Brent L. (Yolantha) Siegfried of Aurora, IL daughter, Alison (Eric) Purtle of Boone, IA grandchildren, Alexander and Andrew Siegfried and Alizarin and Evanston Purtle and cousins, Duane, Gary, Larry and Sr Justine Denning, and Ina Merschman. She was preceded in death by her mothers and fathers and partner, Paul. 
Funeral arrangements are beneath the course of the Schroeder-Reimers Memorial Chapel of Boone, IA. Schmitz-Banking institutions & Beals Funeral Residence of Nauvoo, IL will be helping with services in Nauvoo. On-line condolences could be remaining to Bonnie’s relatives at either www.schroedermemorialchapel.com or www.sbbfuneralhome.com. Memorial donations may possibly be directed to Suncrest Hospice, West Des Moines, IA or Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery, Nauvoo, IL. 
So God Made a Farmer’s Wife 
And on the 9th working day, God appeared down on his planned paradise and mentioned, “I will need a caretaker for the challenging working farmer.” – So God created a Farmer’s Spouse. 
God claimed, “I will need anyone willing to get up in advance of dawn, feed the farmer, get the job done all day making a household a residence, do the job together with her farmer when essential, make supper, bundle it up and then go to the area and hold out patiently at the conclude of the row for the farmer to appear have his food.” -So God produced a Farmer’s Spouse. 
“I need to have any person with arms powerful ample to have a basket of soaked overalls up the basement stairs to go out to the clothesline and however light plenty of to rock a newborn little one. Somebody to run for components, shift vans, deliver foods, search the farmer in the eyes and explain to him ‘I adore you and occur again property genuine soon’ – and imply it”. -So God created a Farmer’s Spouse. 
God claimed, “I will need anyone keen to hem pants, mend holes, who can get rid of stains, make doll clothes, craft Christmas ornaments, keep a home clean up, bake casseroles, snap inexperienced beans, clean sweetcorn, can tomatoes and gown chickens.” -So God manufactured a Farmer’s Wife. 
God experienced to have someone keen to experience the ruts of lifetime along with the farmer whilst staying up late praying for rain clouds and good fortune for her family members, then race to enable the farmer when she is needed. -So God produced a Farmer’s Wife. 
God stated, “I require somebody potent enough to have on when her farmer is named dwelling just before her, nevertheless gentle plenty of to be a grandma. It experienced to be any person who’d be in a position to deal with the several years of a thankless occupation even though not reducing corners. Someone to seed, weed, feed, clean and dry and cook and thoroughly clean and somebody to keep in mind scheduled situations and stock the cupboards and end a tricky week’s function with a 10-mile drive to church in clean up and freshly pressed Sunday bests. “Somebody who would bale a spouse and children collectively with the soft solid bonds of sharing, who would laugh and then sigh, and then reply only with smiling eyes, when her time has arrive to rest and be part of the farmer.” -So God Blessed the Farmer’s Wife. 
A rewriting by Alison Siegfried-Purtle of the Paul Harvey ‘God Made a Farmer Speech’ to the FFA shipped November 1978, Kansas City, MO. 
Schmitz-Banking institutions & Beals Funeral Home in Nauvoo is helping the household with arrangements. On the net condolences could be manufactured at: www.sbbfuneralhome.com.