Bonnie Wentzell

Obituary of Bonnie Alice Wentzell


WENTZELL, Bonnie Alice – Age 83, New Germany, Lunenburg Co., passed away suddenly on Saturday, October 24, 2020 at home. Born in New Germany on June 5, 1937, she was a daughter of the late Donald and Alice (Meisner) Nauss.

Bonnie was a dedicated member of Trinity Lutheran Church, New Germany where she was organist for over 50 years and served on many church committees as well as the Lutheran Women’s Association; Bonnie was the accompanist for the monthly Lutheran services at the Rosedale Home for Special Care for many years. Bonnie was well known as an Avon sales representative for countless years where she made many friendships. Bonnie cherished her family and was the loving wife of 65 years to Orie George Wentzell; amazing mother to Trudy (David) Winfield, Graham (Tracey), all of Bridgewater and Dwaine (Melanie), New Germany. She was a beloved grandmother and great-grandmother to Mitchell, Sarah (Ryan), Alexandra (Andras), Becky (Luke) and Jennifer (Dillon); Aria, James, Ayana and Henry.

Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her stepmother, Evelyn (Veinot) Nauss.

There will be no visitation by request. A public graveside Service of Remembrance will be held 1 p.m., Saturday, October 31, 2020 in Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery, New Germany with Rev. David Whynot officiating. Family flowers only please. Due to the social restrictions and safety, consider wearing a mask and for your comfort, bring a chair. Donations may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or a charity of choice.

Arrangements entrusted to Sweeny’s Funeral Home, 4895 Highway 10, New Germany, where on-line condolences, messages and donations may be made by visiting