Bonita "Bonnie" Raikes

July 28, 1957 ~ December 7, 2023 (age 66) 66 Years Old

Bonita "Bonnie" Raikes Obituary

Bonita “Bonnie” Raikes, 66, passed away on December 7, 2023, at her home in Jefferson, Ohio.

She was born on July 28, 1957, in Ashtabula, Ohio; the daughter of Warren G. and Mary Jane (Tenney) York.

Bonnie graduated from Edgewood High School in 1975, in addition to general studies she also completed her Vocational Education Program at the Ashtabula County Joint Vocational School.

Throughout her life Bonnie worked in several different fields; she was very active in the auctioneer industry and worked for her father’s auctioneer business in the 60’s and 70’s. She worked at BB’s Gifts formerly known as Nuf-Stuff and worked at Jewel’s Dance Hall which was owned and operated by her family.

On September 6, 1996, Bonnie married her beloved Lawrence “Buddy” Clifford Raikes; they recently celebrated their twenty-eighth wedding anniversary.

Bonnie enjoyed the challenge of a good puzzle, reading, baking, doing all sorts of crafts, going camping with her family, sewing, and going on cruises.

She is survived by her loving husband, Lawrence; her beloved children: Warren J. Anderson, Sara J. Anderson and Abby Jo Raikes; her grandchildren, Ally and Aiden Anderson and her siblings, Toby (Renei) and Gary York.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her brother, Dale York and a child at birth.

In keeping with her known wishes, no public services will be held.

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