We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Hillside Funeral Home & Cremation Center
Alan "Al" John Bonnema, age 73, of Griffith, IN passed away on Tuesday, January 11, 2022. Al was a loving father who will be dearly missed. He was survived by his children Julie, David, and Michael; brothers Gary (Cathy) Bonnema and Gale (Debra) Bonnema; sisters Bonnie Sasseville and Lory (Cliff) Jeffers; along with numerous nieces and nephews. Al was preceded in death by his parents, Burton and Elaine Bonnema; brothers, Dennis and Gilbert Bonnema; brother-in-law, Robert Sasseville.
Al was a proud veteran who served his country as a member of the United States Army in the Vietnam War. He was honored with two bronze stars and a purple heart for his service. He led an active life and loved boating, water skiing, snowmobiling, ice boating, playing pool, and watching westerns. Al was an owner of Asphalt Service in Griffith for 52 years where he worked alongside many family members and his sons. He will be remembered as someone who would do anything he could to help his family and friends.
Visitation will be held at Hillside Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 8941 Kleinman Rd., Highland, IN 46322 on Monday, January 17, 2022 from 9:30 AM until the time of the Funeral Service at 11:30 AM. Pastor Bob Parnell will be officiating. A Burial with Military Honors will occur at Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens following the Funeral Service.
For additional information, please contact Hillside Funeral Home & Cremation Center Konnie Kuiper-Kevin Nordyke-Michael Kuiper-Vass by calling us at 219-838-0800 or visiting us at www.hillsidefhcares.com.