Bonnie Jean Hess Jones

July 20, 1939 — May 09, 2024

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Bonnie Jean Hess Jones, age 84, passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 9, 2024, at her home surrounded by her family.

Bonnie was born July 20, 1939, in Des Moines, Iowa to George and Clara (Wilson) Hess. She was devoted to her family, taking care of generations of her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Bonnie was a Bingo fanatic and would play anywhere it was offered. She also enjoyed playing the slot machines at Prairie Meadows. Above all else, her family was her pride and joy and she loved them beyond measure.

She is survived by her children, Cindy Vandermark, Kimberly (Dale) Dunn, Earl Jones, and Raymond (Misty) Jones; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; siblings, Beverly Murphy, Lewis (Judy) Hess and Shirley Andrews; as well as many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Bonnie was preceded in death by several siblings and her sons, William Vandermark and Jason Vandermark.

Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., with funeral service to follow at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, May 16, 2024, at Hamilton’s Funeral Home, 605 Lyon Street, Des Moines. Burial will take place at Laurel Hill Cemetery, Des Moines after the funeral.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be directed to the family in loving memory of Bonnie.

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