Bonnie L. Holz, 69, of Kiel, formerly of Ada, passed away early Tuesday morning, Oct. 30, 2018, at Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center, where she had been a patient for the past two days.

She was born on April 13, 1949, in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, a daughter of the late Elmer and Norma (Boeldt) Schmidt.

Bonnie attended Sheboygan Falls Grade School and attended Sheboygan Falls High School until her sophomore year and graduated from Howards Grove High School in 1967.

She worked for the Kohler Company for several years.

On Jan. 25, 1975 she married Bill Holz at Trinity Lutheran Church in Howards Grove. The couple resided in Ada after their marriage.

Bonnie helped run her mother’s tavern, the “Ada Bar” for many years.

She worked at the Marsh Lodge for 10 years and also worked at Parkview Restaurant in Sheboygan Falls for a couple years. She retired from Bitter Neumann Furniture and Appliance Store in Sheboygan in 2011.

Bonnie received a degree from Lakeshore Technical College in Computer Science.

Her husband preceded her in death on Jan. 30, 2011.

Her reason for living was her five grandchildren. She attended all their activities. She also enjoyed reading and traveling with her husband.

Survivors include, daughter Stacy (Dale) Limberg of Plymouth; son Jeff (Jennifer) Holz of Kiel; five grandchildren, Ali and Megan Limberg, Ryan, Blake and Ellie Holz; sister Sandy (Bruce) Long of Sheboygan Falls; brother Joe (Tamara) Schmidt of Scottsdale, Arizona; brother-in-law Howard (Cleo) Holz of Milwaukee; and two sisters-in-law, Julie Schmidt of Howards Grove and Cindy Schmidt of Ada. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. Preceded in death by parents; husband: Bill; three brothers, Wally, James, and Tom Schmidt; and also many brothers and sisters-in-law.

Funeral services will be held on Friday evening, Nov. 2, at 7 p.m. at Suchon Funeral Home in Plymouth. Fred Meyer will officiate. Visitation will be held on Friday at Suchon Funeral Home from 3 p.m. until time of services. Cremation will take place following the services.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established in Bonnie’s name.

The Suchon Funeral Home and Cremation Services is assisting the family. For online condolences, please visit

The family would like to thank the staff at Vince Lombardi Cancer Center in Sheboygan and the ICU staff at Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center for all your care and compassion given to Bonnie. They would also like to thank Kiel EMTs, Dale and Kyle.