Louis J. Bonter, Sr. (1882-1978)

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Louis J. Bonter, Sr.
Born: 1 Jan 1882 Muskegon, Michigan
Died: 16 Aug 1978 Little Traverse Twp., Michigan
Father: James D. Bonter
Mother: Mary Catherine Bertrand
Siblings: Ella Bonter
Bertha Bonter
Pearl Bonter
Louis J. Bonter, Sr.
Edna Bonter
Mina Bonter
Myrtie Bonter
Ernest Bonter
Viola Bonter
Ray Bonter
Theodore Bonter
Lottie Bonter
David K. Bonter
Spouse: Addie Ruby Monroe
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, August 17, 1978

Louie Bonter, 96

Funeral services for Louie Bonter, 96, of Harbor Springs, will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at the Gillian-Erwin Funeral Chapel in Harbor Springs. Rev. Edward Warner of the Stutsmanville Church will officiate and burial will be in the Pleasantview Cemetery.

Mr. Bonter died Aug. 16 at his residence on the Harbor-Petoskey Road.

He was born March 6, 1882 in Muskegon and worked as a lumberman in his youth.

On Jan. 1, 1912, he married the former Addie Monroe.

Since his marriage, Mr. Bonter has farmed in Emmet County.

Survivors include his wife; one son, Lee Bonter of Harbor Springs; four daughters, Mrs. Gladys Schlosser of Petoskey, Mrs. Claude (Ardis) Allerding of Harbor Springs, Mrs. Robert (Edna) Fineout of Petoskey and Mrs. Harold (Lela) Sydow of Harbor Springs; 30 grandchildren; 61 great-grandchildren; one brother, Theodore Bonter of Mackinaw City.

Friends may call at the Gillian-Erwin Funeral Chapel in Harbor Springs, beginning this evening (Thursday).


  • 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
  • Death: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Deaths:
Bonter, Louie
Date of Death: 8/16/1978
Liber: 1978
Folio: 296
Place of Death: Little Traverse Twp.
  • Death: Social Security Death Index:
Bonter, Louie, Sr.
Birth Date: 6 Mar 1882
Death Date: Aug 1978
Social Security Number: 381-32-6580
State Number Was Issued: Michigan
Death Residence Zip Code: 49740
Localities: Harbor Springs, Emmet, Michigan
Bonter, Louie
Age: 96
Born: 01/01/1882
Died: 08/16/1978
Cemetery: Pleasant View, Harbor Springs
Obituary: on file, PNR- 08/17/1978
Funeral Home: Gillian-Erwin, Harbor Springs
  • Petoskey News-Review, Thursday, 17 Nov 1983, Obituary: Schlosser, Gladys R. Bonter
  • Petoskey News-Review, Wednesday, 22 Aug 2007, Obituary: Allerding, Ardis Irene Bonter