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Bonnie Jean Dolbeare | 85 | New Canton

Bonnie Jean Dolbeare, age 85, of New Canton, IL passed away on Friday, Nov. 25, 2022 at Illini Community Hospital in Pittsfield, IL surrounded by family. She was born on May 14, 1937 in Barry, IL to Harry and Norma Allen Tittsworth. She married Clarence ‘Bud’ Dolbeare on Jan. 17, 1953 in Hannibal, MO and he preceded her in death on May 18, 2014.
Bonnie grew up and spent her entire life in New Canton and was a stay at home mother raising her children and taking care of the house. She attended the New Canton United Methodist Church. Bonnie loved spending time with her family and grandchildren, and attended all of their activities they were involved in. She and her husband used to enjoy going out to eat and shopping and in later years, she still enjoyed taking trips to town every Saturday. Bonnie loved animals and planting flowers. She also enjoyed sewing, quilting, and embroidering. She was always very thoughtful and considerate of others, and her family loved spoiling her like crazy. She will be greatly missed.
She is survived by her two sons, Todd (Kathy) Dolbeare of Rockport, IL and Timothy Dolbeare of New Canton, IL; two grandchildren, Zachery (Rachael) Dolbeare of Swansea, IL and Shelby Dolbeare of Pittsfield, IL; and former daughter-in-law, Toni Dolbeare of New Canton, IL.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Clarence ‘Bud’ Dolbeare; and her parents, Harry and Norma Tittsworth.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022 at 12 p.m. at Niebur Funeral Chapel in Barry. Interment followed at Samuel Taylor Cemetery near Rockport. Visitation was held prior to the service on Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to be made to the Pike County Animal Shelter. Online condolences may be left to the family at Niebur Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.

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