Bonnie Elizabeth Carico, age 79, passed away peacefully on Friday, December 31, 2021 at her home in Urbandale.

Bonnie was born August 4, 1942 in Des Moines, Iowa to Donald and Bernice (Sondag) Adams. Family meant everything to Bonnie and she devoted herself to caring for her children and grandchildren, helping to raise both generation with unconditional love and support.

Bonnie was an entrepreneur, owning Sun City Auto, that was located at the corner of East Broadway and Cornell, and managing a flea market in the 1980s. She was a talented cook and baker, who loved to share that activity with her grandchildren. She was known for her bread pudding, a recipe that was passed down to her from her mother. In her free time, Bonnie also enjoyed gardening.

She is survived by her daughters, Pamela Poore (Rick), Tina Gering (Jerry), Cathy Green, and Sheri Phipps (Dan); grandchildren, Brandi, Bradly, Bryce, Amanda, Joe, Victoria, Veronica, Jerri Jean, Mary, Andrea, Misty, and Danny; and twelve great-grandchildren.

Bonnie was preceded in death by her son, David Hoss Green; grandson, Brandon Poore; and great-granddaughter, Mandi Hamm.

There will be a private family graveside service at Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery.

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

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