The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

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December 6, 2013

L. Yvonne Pflug

TUCSON, Ariz. — May 12, 1927 - Nov. 24, 2013

L. Yvonne "Bonnie" Pflug came to the end of her earthly life recently at Northwest Hospital, Tucson, Ariz.

She is survived by her husband of 39 years, E. Leffen Pflug; her daughter, Susan Walker (Charles Walker); son, Arthur Babb (Elise Mitchell Babb); stepdaughters, Regine Pflug Anderson, Gale Pflug Swearingen (Craig Swearingen) and Martha Pflug Ernest; eight beloved grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren in whom she took great delight.

Bonnie was born on May 12, 1927, in Treece, Kan.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Howard and Okle Barnard Geisler; her brother, Phil Geisler; and her sister, Juanita Darnell.

Her surviving siblings are Ginger Wade, of Joplin, and Betty JoAnn Stuckey Fogelman, of Kemp, Texas. Additionally, Bonnie had a host of nieces and nephews of whom she was very proud.

Bonnie was an active member of the Joplin community from 1957 until her retirement from Freeman Hospital in 1982. Earlier in her career she had served as executive secretary to the President of Empire District Electric Company and as the executive director of United Way of Joplin. During her years in Joplin, she was an active member of St. Phillips Episcopal Church. She also held leadership positions in Joplin's chapter of Soroptomist International.  

A memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, Dec. 14, at 11 a.m. in Grove, Okla., at St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 555 East Third Street.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggest donating to the St. Andrews Building Fund or a charity of your choice.

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