|Birth: ||May 5, 1924|
|Death: ||Jun. 30, 2006|
Kenneth Carl Bohnsack, 81, of Marble Hill died June 30, 2006 at Elder Care of Marble Hill. He was born May 5, 1925 at Zalma, MO, son of Roy Lee and Lottie Nevada Bitterman Bohnsack. He and Ina Mae Collins were married Dec. 5, 1943. She died March 28, 2006.
Mr. Bohnsack worked as a tractor-trailer mechanic for several years for the International Company in Advance, Yellow Transit and Nighthawk Transit in St. Louis and was a member of the AFL-CIO Local 777.
He was of the General Baptist faith.
Mr. Bohnsack served his country as a sergeant during World War II in the U.S. Army as General Patton's Jeep driver in the Rhineland, Central Europe and the Ardennes where he received three Bronze Stars and a distinguished Unit Badge GO No. 81 Headquarters 2nd Armored Division on Nov. 23, 1945.
Survivors include a son, Carl Dean Bohnsack of St. Louis; a daughter, Velma Jean Hayes of Elmwood, IL; four brothers, Glen Bohnsack of Marble Hill, Royal Lee Bohnsack of Advance, MO; Gale Bohnsack of Marion, IL; Dale Bohnsack of Glennon, MO; a sister, Wanda Slinkard of Arlington, TX; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers Cleo and Curtis Bohnsack, and two sisters Naomi and Ruth.
The funeral will be Thursday at Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill, with the Rev. Ethel Meyers officiating. Burial will be in Bollinger County Memorial Park Cemetery near Marble Hill with full military honors provided by the Missouri Honors Team.
SOUTHEAST MISSOURIAN; 02/Jul/2006
RELATIONSHIP: His 3rd great-grandparents, Daniel Hahn and Susanna (Baker) Hahn; are my 3rd great-grandparents.
Roy Lee Bohnsack (1899 - 1960)
Lottie Nevada Bitterman Bohnsack (1901 - 1981)
Ina Mae Collins Bohnsack (1928 - 2006)*
Cleo Clayton Bohnsack (1921 - 1997)*
Kenneth Carl Bohnsack (1924 - 2006)
Glen C Bohnsack (1927 - 2010)*
Ruth Bohnsack (1937 - 1937)*
Bollinger County Memorial Park Cemetery
Plot: Sec A, Row 3, Plot 40, Gr 2
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Record added: Nov 05, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12259383
Thank you for serving in the U.S. Army. All gave some, some gave all; our freedom doesn't come free.|
Added: Apr. 15, 2008