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Pearl Evelyn (Olson) Bonte, age 88, passed away peacefully on October 27, 2012 surrounded by her five daughters and several of her grandchildren.

She was born on November 13, 1923 in Emerald, WI. She married Edmond Bonte on June 10, 1942. They farmed in Glenwood City, WI and had five daughters. They owned and operated the former Agate Inn and Bonte Construction in New Richmond, WI for over 20 years.

Pearl is survived by her children, Judie (Ken) Johnson, Janet (Neal) Strand, Mary (Karl) Spath, Barbara Lehman (Doug Osborn) and Sue (Howard) Lee; eight grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren and many friends & relatives.

We will all greatly miss our sweet, lovely Pearl who was adored by all who knew her. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 a.m. Friday, November 2, 2012 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church 151 South Washington Avenue in New Richmond, Wisconsin. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church, interment will be at Parish Cemetery. Arrangements by CullenCrea Funeral Home.