Addie Ruby Monroe (1892-1986)

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Addie Ruby Monroe Bonter
Born: 17 Apr 1892 Michigan
Died: 20 Nov 1986 Petoskey, Michigan
Father: Francis P. Monroe
Mother: Harriet Kittridge
Siblings: Addie Ruby Monroe
Spouse: Louis J. Bonter, Sr.
Married: 1 Jan 1912 Petoskey, Michigan
Children: Gladys R. Bonter
Rhoda Udella Bonter
Louis J. Bonter, Jr.
Ardis Irene Bonter
Edna Mae Bonter
Lee E. Bonter
Everett Leroy Bonter
Lela Marguerite Bonter
Edward Elwood Bonter


Petoskey News-Review, Thursday, 20 Nov 1986:

Addie R. Bonter, 94

Addie R. Bonter, 94, of Petoskey, died Nov. 20, 1986, at Little Traverse Division, Northern Michigan Hospitals.

Funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23, at the Schiller Funeral Chapel, Harbor Springs. The Rev. Edward Warner of the Stutsmanville Chapel will officiate and burial will be in Pleasantview Cemetery, Little Traverse Township.

The former Addie R. Monroe was born April 17, 1892, in southern Michigan. She attended school there and moved to the Emmet County area with her family as a child.

On Jan. 1, 1912, she married Louis Bonter and the couple made their home on a farm in the area. She also had worked as a housekeeper for several area resorts.

Mr. Bonter preceded her in death on Aug. 16, 1976. For the past four years, Mrs. Bonter had resided in Petoskey.

She was a member of the Women's Relief Corps of Harbor Springs.

Survivors include: one sone, Lee Bonter of Levering; three daughters, Mrs. Ardis Allerding of Harbor Springs, Mrs. Edna Fineout of Petoskey and Mrs. Harold (Lela) Sydow of Brutus; 30 grandchildren; many great-granchildren and great-great grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the Emmet County Unit of the American Cancer Society. Envelopes for that purpose are available at the Schiller Funeral Chapel, Harbor Springs, where friends may call 7-9 p.m. Saturday.


  • Marriage: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Marriages:
BONTER, Louie & MUNROE, Addie Ruby
Date: 1/1/1912
Liber: 4
Folio: 14
  • Marriage: Michigan Marriages 1868-1925
Groom's name: Louie Bonter
Groom's age: 26 years
Groom's birth year: 1886
Groom's birthplace: Michigan
Bride's name: Addie R. Munroe
Bride's age: 18 years
Bride's birth year: 1894
Bride's birthplace: Michigan
Marriage date: 01 Jan 1912
Marriage place: Petoskey, Emmet, Michigan
Groom's father's name: James D. Bonter
Groom's mother's name: Mary Bertrand
Father of bride's name: Munroe
Mother of bride's name: Hattie Kitridge
Film number: 2342692
Digital GS number: 4209152
Image number: 552
Reference number: v 2 p 281 rn 182
Collection: Michigan Marriages 1868-1925
  • Petoskey News-Review, Thursday, 17 Nov 1983, Obituary: Schlosser, Gladys R. Bonter
  • Death: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Deaths:
Bonter, Addie R.
Date of Death: 11/20/1986
Liber: 1986
Folio: 474
Place of Death: Petoskey, MI
Bonter, Addie R. (Monroe)
Age: 94
Born: 04/17/1892
Died: 11/20/1986
Cemetery: Pleasant View, Harbor Springs
Funeral Home: Schiller, Harbor Springs
  • Petoskey News-Review, Wednesday, 22 Aug 2007, Obituary: Allerding, Ardis Irene Bonter