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Bonnie Wolff

Nov. 3, 1951-Oct. 9, 2009

Bonnie A. Wolff 57, of Detroit Lakes, died Friday Oct. 9, 2009 at St. Mary's Innovis Health in Detroit Lakes.

Bonnie Ann Wolff was born to Orville and Alice (Murray) Greminger on November 3, 1951 in Renton, Wash. They moved to rural Detroit Lakes when Bonnie was a young girl. There she grew up and attended school, graduating from Detroit Lakes High School in 1969.

In 1971, Bonnie was united in marriage to Doug Irish. They farmed near Waubun. She attended nursing school at the Detroit Lakes Technical College, and worked as an LPN in various facilities in the area. She also worked for WalMart in Fergus Falls, and later in Detroit Lakes. Most recently she worked in housekeeping at Innovis Hospital in Fargo.

Bonnie loved horses and raised quarter horses years ago. She liked gardening and crocheting. She also enjoyed cooking and baking for others. Her faith was very important to her.

Bonnie is survived by one daughter, Allison Irish of Brooklyn Center, Minn.; her mother, Alice Greminger of Detroit Lakes; one sister, Sheryl Greminger of Detroit Lakes; four brothers, Jeff (Virginia) Greminger of Detroit Lakes, Steven Greminger of Detroit Lakes, Russell Greminger of Audubon and Scott Greminger of Hawley; two nieces and one nephew.

Preceding Bonnie in death were her father, Orville Greminger; and one granddaughter, Isabelle Irish.

A memorial mass is scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Detroit Lakes, with visitation for one hour prior to services.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the West-Kjos Funeral Home of Detroit Lakes. Those wanting to share memories and condolences may use the messages of sympathy section online at