Bonnie Lou Foudray
Bonnie Lou Foudray, age 79, of North Mankato, died unexpectedly on Monday, November 11, 2019 while traveling in Katy, TX.

Funeral Service will be held on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church with visitation before the service from 9:30-11:00 a.m. Private family interment will be at the Sanborn Cemetery. Northview-North Mankato Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Bonnie was born July 6, 1940 in Springfield, MN to Wilfred and Valoris (Moody) Burginger. She was baptized and confirmed at Christ Lutheran Church, Stately Township. Bonnie married and divorced Don Foudray. In 2003, Bonnie met the love of her life, Jerry Schuck, leading to a remarkably happy life. Bonnie worked as a bookkeeper for Marigold Dairy and the City of North Mankato. She loved to travel with Jerry, they kept the airlines in business. She was always ready for a new adventure with her amazing sense of style, humming a favorite song. She loved dancing, singing with the Sweet Adeline's, shopping, gardening, and country western music. Bonnie loved her family and was a "favorite" aunt to her nieces and nephews. She loved to be a part of family gatherings and always remembered birthdays and special dates. She had a zest for life, whether she was on a fishing boat on Lake Washington, sitting at the Captain's table on a cruise ship, or surrounded by her family. Everyone will remember her for her easy smile and laugh. Bonnie was truly a breath of fresh air to all who knew and loved her.

Bonnie is survived by Jerry Schuck of North Mankato; sister, Nancy (Leroy) Harnack, Revere; brother, Roger (Mary Jo) Burginger, Shakopee; nieces and newphews, Terrie (Tom) Rothmeier, Clements, Theresa (Jesse) Reese, Sanborn, Vince (Dawn) Irlbeck, Sanborn, Annie (Andy) Garnhardt, Redwood Falls, Val (Joel) Wagner, Redwood Falls, Clint (Cheri) Irlbeck, Sanborn, Emily (Ryan) Knudson, Janesville, Mandy (Cedric) Blanehette, Inver Grove Heights, Chad (Tammy) Burginger, Moose Lake, Mara (Craig) Devens, Prior Lake, Reade Burginger, Mankato, and Bram (Alissa) Burginger, Alexandria; many great nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews; Jerry's children, Vicki (Jaime) Havron, Maui, HI, Audrey (Jim) Searle, Laguna Hills, CA, Wendy (Andre) Jackson, Corona, CA and their children. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Published on November 18, 2019

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Darla Cummings
Nov 19, 2019
I was blessed to meet Bonnie. She had a radiance about her. Her smile and her warmth will always be remembered.
Alan and Paula Roiger
Nov 19, 2019
Our deepest sympathy to your family for your loss of Bonnie. She was such a sweet lady and always took time to visit and catch up on what was going on. She will be missed.
Yvonne Havron Havron
Nov 19, 2019
Dreams From the Heart Bouquet was purchased for the family of Bonnie Lou Foudray by Yvonne Havron Havron.  Send flowers
Steve Burginger
Nov 19, 2019
While my younger years due to age differences were primarily with her sister Nancy, I recall there were times Bonnie joined us in fun time activities. I recall how proud Bonnie was when she purchased her first VW Bug and drove it up to our farm and impressing my father with her accomplishment. Bonnie continued with her zest for accomplishments which often kept her busy with our visits.
My wife and I express our sincere condolences to Nancy and her family on their loss and are assured Bonnie is a shinning start next to the Lord.
Bev (Rogotzke) Sheets
Nov 18, 2019
Bonnie was a classmate of mine. Love those memories.......so very sorry for your loss. Bonnie will be missed and loved more by many. God received another Angel. RIP
Hammer & Lisa Lensing
Nov 18, 2019
Our sincere sympathy and condolences to you all.