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Loretta A. Bohnert

00:00 AM November 06, 2017

PROPHETSTOWN, IL – Loretta A. Bohnert, 86 of Prophetstown died Monday November 6, 2017 at Prophets Riverview Good Samaritan Center.


She was born on August 12, 1931 in Geneseo, the daughter of Harold and Belva (Weber) Dirck. She married Edgar R. Bohnert on February 13, 1951 in Geneseo. He died March 6, 1983. Loretta had been employed a secretary for Erie School District from 1972 – 1995 when she retired. She was a member of the 1st Lutheran Church in Prophetstown. She enjoyed reading, quilting and crafting.


Survivors include her daughters, Pamela Kester (Mike Raby) of Normal, IL and Barbara (Wayne) Proeger of Prophetstown; two grandchildren: Julia Harris of Rochelle, IL and Daniel Proeger of Hutchison, KS; 5 great grandchildren; her sister, Beverly (Kenneth) Bonnen of Illinois City, IL and Charles Dirck of Cambridge, IL.


She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother Roland “Bud” Dirck.


Cremation rites have been accorded. There will be no public services. Private family burial will take place at Oakwood Cemetery in Geneseo.


Arrangements by McDonald Funeral Home & Crematory, Prophetstown.

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