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Bonalyn "Bonnie" Metz

January 23, 2019
Pine Island Eagle

Bonalyn "Bonnie" Metz, 81, passed away Saturday, January 19, 2019 in Jacksonville, Florida. She was born in Buffalo New York to Carl Sievert and Orpha Day on April 27, 1937.

Bonnie was married to Bob Metz on August 22nd, 1959. She had 2 children, Randy and Linda. She was a homemaker until her children were older. She then trained to become a dog groomer and bought The Poodlery, in East Amherst, New York. Bonnie was an avid acrylic painter and loved to paint scenery from photos of places she'd traveled. She played the piano, organ and guitar. She loved swimming, and camping. Bonnie was a member of First Baptist Church of Pine Island. Bonnie lived in Pine Island, FL with Bob in her retirement years before moving to Jacksonville, FL to live closer to family.

Bonnie was preceded in death by parents; Carl Sievert and Orpha Sievert and loving husband Robert "Bob" Metz.

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She is survived by; sister, Ann Frankus; son, Randall Metz, daughter, Linda Schrenk (Dave Schrenk Sr.), grandchildren, Alecia Schrenk, Katheryn Crowley, Hannah Schrenk, David Schrenk Jr. and Aaron Schrenk.

Bonnie and her late husband, Robert Metz entered their final resting place on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at the Jacksonville National Cemetery, 4083 Lannie Road, Jacksonville, FL 32218, where Military Honors were rendered.

Arrangements are under the direction and care of Arlington Park Funeral Home, 6920 Lone Star Road, Jacksonville, Florida 32211 (904) 724-6384. Please sign the family's online guestbook at



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