BONNIE MARIE (MUDGETT) KLEMMENSEN, age 47, of rural New Richland, is now at peace in heaven, passing away on Tuesday morning, October 12, 2021 at her home. After being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in September of 2020, she realized how much more precious faith, love and time with loved ones had become. Her children became her legacy, teaching them a hard work ethic and kindness, she was honored to be addressed as “Mosher’s Mom” or Klemmensen’s Mom”.
Born on October 7, 1974, in Owatonna to Ray and Linda (Miller) Mudgett. She attended NRHEG Public School graduating with the class of 1993. Following her education, Bonnie began working for Brown Printing and later for New Richland One Stop many years. Most recently she was employed by New Richland Auto Repair for the past 5 years. On July 2nd 2005, Bonnie married the one she was always looking for, Kevin Klemmensen. They were married at their farm site where they made their home together for the past 16 years. Bonnie and Kevin enjoyed the adventures of country living, and most recently the titles of grandma and grandpa. Letting everyone know how much she loved her granddaughters and looked forward to every minute she could spend with them.
Bonnie is survived by her husband Kevin; children: Cody (Emily) Mosher of Clutier, IA, Haylie (Derrick) Hohensee of Fairmont, Dylan Mosher of Ellendale, and Andrew Klemmensen of Austin; two grandchildren: Macy Marie and Sophie May and many grand-furbabies. She is also survived by her siblings: Barry Mudgett of Waldorf, and Billy (Becky) Mudgett of New Richland and their boys, Bryce and Brody, and Ray Mudgett Jr. of Waseca; her “Up North” family: Tanya and Steve, Renee and Jesse, and David. The Thirsty Thursday Gang, and the best neighbor ever, Gene Amley; nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by her parents; brother, Randy Mudgett as an infant, maternal and paternal grandparents, and many aunts and uncles.
Thanks to all who reached out and helped with rides and cards of encouragement. Also thank you to Paula Thomas & Ronda Staloch for everything!
Memorial service will be 1:00 PM on Friday, October 15, 2021 at LeSueur River Lutheran Church in rural New Richland. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be for two hours prior to the service at the church on Friday.