Michelle Bonnell

Obituary of Michelle Jeanne Bonnell

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Michelle Jeanne “Mik” Bonnell, 63, of Royal Center, IN passed way unexpectedly at her home on Saturday, June 25, 2022.  She was born on July 18, 1958 in Marion, IN to the late Roi and Marla [Shimer] Rosenthall.  Michelle grew up in Summitville, IN and Crescent Beach, FL.  She graduated from Madison Grant High School in Fairmount, IN and attended Ball State University where she met the love of her life, Mark Bonnell.  On March 7, 1981, Michelle married Mark in Marion.   

Mik was a talented artist who enjoyed reading, listening to music, and flowers.  She also was an avid animal lover who enjoyed traveling and spending time at the ocean/beach.  The most important part of Mik’s life was her family.  She was a loving wife and mother who will be dearly missed. 


Survivors include:

Mark Bonnell, Royal Center, IN Husband

Kallie Jeanne Bonnell, Indianapolis, IN Daughter

Nancy “Ninny” Rosenthall, Sarasota, FL Step Mother

Cindi (John) Hamilton, Greenfield, IN Sister

Matt (Erin) Rosenthall, Carmel, IN Brother

Mark “Bo” Rosenthall, Summitville, IN Brother

Several Nieces and Nephews


Preceded in death by:

Roi Rosenthall, Jr., Father

Marla [Shimer] Young, Mother


Visitation will be from 3-6 PM EDT Friday, July 1, 2022 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.


Private Disposition will take place at a later date.


Memorial Contributions may be made to Pulaski Animal Center (or any animal shelter of your choice).  Envelopes will be available at the funeral home or you may donate online at https://www.pulaskianimalcenter.com/donate.    


Online Tributes may be offered at www.frainmortuary.com.


Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN. 

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3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday, July 1, 2022
Frain Mortuary
305 East Main Street
Winamac, Indiana, United States

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