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December 9, 1933 - February 28, 2017

Bonnie was born December 9, 1933 in Canton, Minnesota to Ronald and Helen (Helgeson) Finney.  She graduated from the Canton High School in 1951.  On November 11, 1955 she married Ardell Fossum at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Lanesboro, Minnesota.  They lived in Harmony for a few years and then moved to Canton. For 45 years she worked at the Canton State Bank retiring in 1996.  In her retirement she was a driver for SEMCAC, driving people to appointments. She was a member of the Canton-Scotland Presbyterian Church in Canton, and enjoyed the Thursday Lunch Bunch in Canton, being Mrs. Claus at Canton Santa Day, volunteering for Canton Days Off, the Mitson Library, and the Canton Historical Society, and spending time with her nephews, niece, and great nieces.

Bonnie passed away Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at Green Lea Senior Living in Mabel at the age of 83.            

Bonnie is survived by a brother Robert (Kay) Finney of Austin, Minnesota; niece and nephews Kirsten, Kyle, and Nathan; eight great nieces; a great great nephew; several cousins; and special friend Cathy Newman.  She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Ardell; and a niece, Brenda. 

Funeral services will be 11 AM Saturday, March 4, 2017 at the Canton-Scotland Presbyterian Church with Pastor Margaret Jumonville officiating.  Burial will be in the Lenora Cemetery.  Visitation will be 9 – 11 AM Saturday at the church.  Memorials are preferred to the Lenora Cemetery, the American Cancer Society, or the Canton Santa Days.

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