EAST LIVERPOOL Bonnie Gayle Hoppel, 61, died at her residence on Saturday, July 21, 2012, following a lengthy illness.
Bonnie resided with her husband in Calcutta since 1987.
She was born in Cleveland on March 16, 1951, a daughter of Jean M. Koglman and the late John W. Koglman.
A 1969 graduate of North Olmsted High School, Bonnie continued her education earning a bachelor of science in health and physical education from Bowling Green State University in 1973 and remained in the community to teach at Bowling Green High School for nine years.
She later became a health educator for the Ohio Department of Health.
A devoted follower of Christ, Bonnie was an active member of Mount Olive Lutheran Church in Chippewa, Pa.
She is survived by her husband of 36 years, James Henry Hoppel as well as four children: Wendy Hoppel of Lakewood; James Hoppel, Jr., and wife, Jill, of North Olmsted; Steven Hoppel and wife, Jennifer "J.J." of Woodland Hills, Ca.; and Kara Wilson and husband, Chris, of Springboro.
She is also survived by eight grandchildren and five siblings.
The family will be present to receive friends from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Dawson Funeral Home, as well as from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Mount Olive Lutheran Church, 2679 Darlington Road in Chippewa, Pa.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the Mount Olive Lutheran Church, with Rev. Eric Ash of the church officiating.
Burial will take place at Columbiana County Memorial Park.
View Bonnie's memorial website and send condolences to the family online at www.dawsonfuneralhome.com.