Lebanon Reporter


August 21, 2012

LaVonne M. “Bonnie” Truex



Mrs. LaVonne M. “Bonnie” Truex, 78, of Lebanon, died Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012, at her home.

She was born on April 23, 1934, in Sugarloaf, Minn., to the now late Homer Glenn and Gladys Blanche (Vaughn) Montgomery.

She attended schools in LaCrosse, Wis., and moved to Lebanon during her teen years. For a period of time, Bonnie lived in Indianapolis and returned to Lebanon in 1975, where she had since resided.

She married Donald Ernest Truex on May 1, 1969, in Indianapolis. He survives.

Bonnie was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, and spent her life taking care of her family and her home. 

Survivors include husband, Donald E. Truex of Lebanon; 10 children, Dennis (Robyn) Qurazzo of Terre Haute, Michael Qurazzo of Virginia Beach, Va., Nicki Fallowfield of Lebanon, Stefi Mack (David Wilson) of Avon, Nancy Drinkman of Downing, Wis., Renee Truex of Indianapolis, Dee Ann (Barry) Stevenson of Indianapolis, Rick Truex of Indianapolis and Bryan (Mimi) Truex of Indianapolis, and Vicky (Jeff) Geisler of Ft. Wayne; 16 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Joe Montgomery; and three sisters, Florence Sneath, Erma Jean Montgomery and Tina Kelshaw.

A family celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Boone County Cancer Society, 117 W. Elm St., Lebanon, IN 46052; or Witham Memorial Hospital Cancer Fund, 2605 N. Lebanon St., Lebanon, IN 46052.

Myers Mortuary, Lebanon, is handling arrangements for cremation.

Online condolences may be made at www.myersmortuary.com.

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