Bonnie L. Coburn, 64, passed away December 12, 2021 after a short battle with cancer.
She was born May 13, 1957 to the late Charles and RaeDean (Tyler) Benner.
She later married the love of her life and best friend for over twenty three years, James "Paul" Coburn.
Bonnie was a graduate of Van Wert High School and retired, after 30 years, from Eaton Corporation. Bonnie was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and Black Swamp Cruiser Club Chapter 06. She loved riding motorcycles, cooking, camping, and shopping. She also loved supporting her children and grandchildren and could be found cheering them on at all of their sporting events.
Bonnie is survived by her husband; James "Paul" Coburn of Van Wert, her sons; Justin (Amanda Wood) Rager of Van Wert and Colby Rager of Nashville, TN, her step-daughters; Michelle (Travis) Finkhausen of Van Wert, Amy (Michael) Reardon of Cape Carteret, NC, and Torrie Coburn of Cape Carteret, NC, grandchildren; Dylan, Luke, Sean, Kate, Nathan, Josh, and Donnie, and three siblings; Douglas (Robbin) Benner of Van Wert, Chris (Tom) Stutz of Venedocia, and Deborah Benner of Van Wert.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Charles and RaeDean Benner and her loving foster parents, Jess and Donna Firestone, and four siblings; David Benner, Philip Benner, Susan Baucom, and Elaine Pollock.
A Celebration of Life will take place Friday, December 17, 2021 at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home from 4:00 to 8:00 pm.
A private graveside service will take place at a time and date that is to be determined.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Mark's Lutheran Church Food Pantry.
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