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Bernice R. "Bonnie" (Ames) Greenwood

1927 - 2021

New Lisbon


Bernice R. (Bonnie) Greenwood, age 93 went home to join the lord on May 11, 2021.  She resided at Crestview Nursing Home in New Lisbon.  Her kindness and grace will be dearly missed by family and friends.  She was born to Charles and Anna (Corcoran) Ames, on September 27, 1927 in Brodhead, Wisconsin.  She graduated from Green Bay High School.

While working at Pleasant Acres Nursing Home in New Lisbon, she met Lyle G. Greenwood.  They were married on January 15, 1950 at the United Methodist Church in New Lisbon.  Bonnie has dedicated her life to being an amazing wife and mother. 

Bonnie is survived by the joys of her life, 4 children; Kathy Slater of Tomah, WI, Mary Swenson of Kimberly, WI, Carol Rattunde of Kimberly, WI, Don (Kay) Greenwood of Eau Claire, WI, 7 grandchildren; Clay Slater of Sparta, Betty (Scott) Weinzatl of Tomah, Matthew (Karlee) Swenson of Jonesboro, AR, Tracy (Nicholas) Helander of Naperville, IL, Nicole (Patrick) Wagner of Wauwatosa, Leah Greenwood of Eau Claire, Kelci Greenwood of Eau Claire, 5 great grandchildren; Tyler, Cassondra, Brittany, Jared and Eden, and by many other relatives and friends.  She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Lyle, son-in-law Dale A. Slater, 4 sisters and 1 brother.

The family would like to thank Dr. Angela Gatzke-Plamann and the Crestview Nursing Home for the wonderful care given to our mother.  

A private family burial will take place at a later date in the Brewster Cemetery, New Lisbon.   The Hare Funeral Home in New Lisbon is assisting the family with arrangements.  Online guestbook available at

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Cleva and Chuck Bickford

May 21, 2021 9:24 PM

Sending prayers for family, 

Wisconsin State Patrol Eau Claire Dispatchers

May 17, 2021 8:41 PM

Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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cynthia peterson

May 12, 2021 1:50 PM

I volunteered at Crestview and visited with Bonnie weekly. She was a delightful person to be with. A good Christian woman and I was blessed to have her in my life

Shirley Peterson

May 12, 2021 10:54 AM

We are sorry for the loss of Bonnie. I’m sure you have many happy memories. Lyle’s sister Shirley

Bernice Northcott

May 11, 2021 6:54 PM

  My deepest sympathy to your whole family. She was a Beautiful lady and will be greatly missed.

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