Bonnie M. Mullenbach, 79, Osage

Bonnie Mae Mullenbach, age 79, of Osage, died Sunday, June 8, 2014, at the Faith Home in Osage.

A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 12, 2014, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Osage with Father Raymond Burkle officiating. Burial will be in the Osage Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Champion-Bucheit Funeral Home in Osage with a vigil service at 7:00 p.m.

Bonnie Mae (Brown) Mullenbach was born March 28, 1935, to Arnold and Verna (Feldt) Brown in Rock Township, Mitchell County, Iowa. She attended a country school until 1945 when her family moved to Osage. She graduated from Osage High School in 1953. On September 20, 1956, she was united in marriage to LaVerne Mullenbach at Sacred Heart Church in Osage. To this union were born two children, Diane and Wayne. She was a homemaker and was later employed as a clerical worker at Osage City Hall and Osage Municipal Utilities. Bonnie was a wonderful wife and mother and will be sadly missed by her family.

Bonnie is survived by her husband, LaVerne Mullenbach of Osage; her children, Diane (Alex) Sanchez of Mason City, and Wayne (Tracy) Mullenbach of Osage; grandchildren, Erik McKay, serving in the U.S. Navy in Bahrain, Cole and Ally Mullenbach of Osage; and great-grandson, Aiden Webb of Charles City.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Charles Brown and Eugene Brown; and sister, Shirley Heimer.

Information available and condolences accepted at

Champion-Bucheit Funeral Home 641-732-3706

About Chris Berg

Chris was born and raised in Webster City, IA. As a young kid, he would always be caught singing along to songs on the radio. He says he's good at karaoke but we think otherwise. ;) In his free time, he enjoys beginning new projects at home and hardly ever finishing them. Chris lives in Charles City with his wife Vicki and a daughter Brynlee.