BONNIE L. YSTAD, age 86, of Marshfield, formerly of Greenwood, passed away on Monday, October 4, 2021 under the compassionate care of Wells Nature View and St. Croix Hospice in Marshfield, WI. Funeral services will be held at 11am on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Greenwood. Pastor Elizabeth Bier will officiate, and burial will follow in Greenwood City Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the church, on Tuesday, from 10am until time of service. Masks are appreciated, but not required.
Bonnie Lucille Roix was born on November 3, 1934 in the Town of Reseburg, rural Clark County, WI, the daughter of Herbert, Sr. and Vera (Buss) Roix. She received her elementary education at Colby School, attended Owen High School for 2 years, and graduated from Marshfield High School in 1951. After completing high school, Bonnie attended vocational school in Wisconsin Rapids, earning a degree in accounting. She worked for Pinion & Cooper Accounting, in Marshfield, before her marriage to Milton L. Ystad on June 4, 1957 in Clinton, IN. After her marriage, she worked various accounting jobs in the Clark County area until retiring in 1995. She and Milton would spend the next 8 winters in Texas. After Milton passed away on April 18, 2007, Bonnie continued to reside in Greenwood where she did home care for local residents, and was a foster grandparent at Greenwood Elementary School.
She had many interests but especially enjoyed playing cards and square dancing while her husband was a caller for more than 50 years.
Bonnie was a member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church and the Loyal Circle 8 Square Dancing Club.
She is survived by her children: Dawn (Don) Susa of Spencer, Randy (Carol) Ystad of Neillsville, Russ (Mary) Ystad of Marshfield, and Janis (Jerry) Weigel of Jim Falls; 10 grandchildren: Spencer, Mitchell, Brent, Tyler, Jared, Sayre, Raquel, Matthew, Stacy, and Stefanie; 14 great grandchildren; 2 sisters: Crystal (Dale) Thomas of Greenwood, Dolly (Tom) Krueger of Antigo; one brother: Herbert Jr. (Rita) Roix of Wisconsin Rapids; special friend, Bill Schley; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Bonnie was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Milton, her sister, Jeri, and brother-in-law, Ronald "Dutch" Schultze, of St. Petersburg, FL.
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Cuddie Funeral Home, of Greenwood, is assisting the family with arrangements.
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