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LaVonne Bonnie Storm, 63, Detroit Lakes, died Saturday, May 2, 2009, in St. Mary's Innovis Health in Detroit Lakes.

LaVonne Storm, known as Bonnie, was born May 28, 1945, in Detroit Lakes to William and Alice (Livingood) Storm. Bonnie was a 1963 graduate of Detroit Lakes High School and attended Moorhead State College for two years; she then spent time in California. Bonnie was united in marriage with Wayne Kittelson on Dec. 23, 1966, in Detroit Lakes. They lived in Omaha, Neb. Following their divorce, Bonnie returned to Detroit Lakes where she operated a care home for the mentally handicapped until 2007. She had been a resident of St. Mary's Nursing Home for the past two years.

Bonnie enjoyed the time she spent with family, working with crafts, including t-shirt art and painting ceramics. She traveled whenever possible and especially enjoyed time spent in South Dakota and California. In her younger years, Bonnie enjoyed fishing the lakes in the area.

Survivors include three brothers, Paul (Evie), Detroit Lakes, Harold "Harry" (Pat), Bozeman, Mont., Bill Jr. (Elizabeth "Libby"), Detroit Lakes; sister-in-law, Sharon Storm, Fergus Falls, and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Gary.

Funeral services are Monday, May 11, at 11 a.m. in Bakke Lutheran Church, rural Detroit Lakes, with Reverend Tim Cook officiating.

Interment will be in Bakke Lutheran Cemetery.

Visitation is in the church one hour prior to the service.

The David-Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes is assisting the family. An online register book is available at