July 18, 2024

Bonnie Jean Leraas

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Bonnie Jean Leraas, 70, of Barrett, MN passed away on February 7, 2023.

A memorial service will be held at Lincoln Lutheran Church, 18259 County Rd 5, Barrett, MN 56311, at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 22, 2023. Visitation with family and friends from 2:00-3:00 p.m., and fellowship from 4:00-5:00.

Bonnie was born on June 22, 1952, in Fergus Falls, MN to Gordon and Betty Leraas. She attended school in Barrett, MN and went on to obtain a clerical degree in Alexandria, MN. In 1974, she began working at the Grant County Developmental Achievement Center in Hoffman, MN where she remained employed until her retirement in 2019. Bonnie was an active member of the community who enjoyed spending time participating in the Prairie Wind Players theater group, Grant County Historical Society Board, Immanuel Church Building Association, Pauline Fjelde Daughters of Norway Lodge, Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party, and the Barrett Civic and Commerce committee. She was also an active member of Lincoln Lutheran Church where she particularly enjoyed working with youth. 

Bonnie is survived by her son Jesse (Tammy) Leraas, daughter Jenny Leraas; 5 grandchildren: Noah, Hannah, Jack, Amelia, and Benjamin Leraas; sisters, LouAnn (Tom) Benham, Linda (Steve) Ray, Cheryl (Wayne) Nelson, and Lynette (Marc) Moen; 7 nieces and nephews; 19 great nieces and nephews; and 1 great-great nephew.

Preceding her in death were her parents; nephew, Jason Ray; and great nephew, Tenney Little.

Arrangements with Erickson-Smith Funeral Home of Elbow Lake.

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