Monika Erika Wonsey, age 66 of Lake City passed away unexpectedly at her home on Sunday, December 13. Monika was born to Hans and Dora (Dilschmann) Schnieder at Weibenfels, Germany on March 21, 1954. While still in Germany she married Ron Wonsey on March 23, 1974 as he was stationed there during his military deployment.
Monika enjoyed all kinds of puzzles including crosswords, she enjoyed baking, playing bingo, spending time with her family and especially her grandchildren, she also loved spending her time in her flower gardens, and was a member of the Faith Baptist Church of Cadillac.
Monika is survived by her husband; Ron Wonsey of Lake City, her children; Stefan (Bobbie) Wonsey of Cadillac, James (Mary) Wonsey of Georgia, Melanie (Jim) Cornelius of Mesick, Cindy Wonsey of Cadillac, grandchildren; Latasha, Dakota, Amber, Megan, Brook, Shiloh, Andrew, Jacob, Christopher, Christian, Ashley, Monika, Sarah, and William, great-grandson; Grayson, siblings; Margarite (Aaron) Grant of Kansas, Silvia Wilson of Germany, in-laws; Carol Hoffman of Falmouth, Marge Roccine of Cadillac, Joyce Lamphere of Evart, Margaret Lucas of McBain, and Grace Dykhouse of McBain, as well as many nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents, siblings, in-laws, and grandson Dillon.
Funeral services for Monika will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, December 16 at the Faith Baptist Church of Cadillac with Pastor Jason Godsey officiating, visitation will also be at the church beginning at 1:00 PM to the time of service. Please follow the mandated guidelines and wear a face mask if able. Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers can be made to the Wonsey family. The family is being served by the Burkholder Family Funeral Home in McBain. Thoughts and prayers may be left at burkholderfamilyfuneralhome.com.
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