Bonny Kotrba

Bonny Kotrba


August 11, 1935 - April 24, 2023


Bonny Kotrba, 87, of Mitchell, SD, passed away on Monday, April 24, 2023, at Good Samaritan Society in Corsica. Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Friday, April 28, at Bittner Funeral Chapel. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery in Mitchell. Visitation will be Thursday from 5-7:00 PM at Bittner Funeral Chapel.

Bonny Lee Ann Kotrba was born on August 11, 1935, to William Reinartz and Ruby (Smith) in Ethan, SD.

In 1969, Bonny met Joseph Kotrba in Mitchell, and they were married on October 31, 1969, at Holy Family Catholic Church. Bonny and Joe went on to have a large family they raised on the family farm near Mitchell. 

Bonny was a loving wife and devoted mother and grandmother, who was dedicated to the home and her family. She loved animals, and there were many horses and a variety of dogs that shared her life over the years.

Bonny is survived by her children, Michele (Scott) Rumbolz, Justin Kotrba, Waco Kotrba, Jenny Kotrba, Sierra (Joey) Bunker, Eli Kotrba, and Carrie Tucek; grandchildren, Westin Kotrba, Jaxson Bunker, Charlie Bunker, McKenzie Kotrba, Macy Kotrba, Jedidiah Rumbolz, Catie (Chandler) DeWit, and Abigail Rumbolz; great-grandchildren, Bristol, Kinsley, and Erza; and nieces, Amythyst Raine and Kelly Reinartz.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Norman Harrison; son, John Patrick; her parents; siblings, Darlene (Reinartz) Goldhammer and James Reinartz; and dogs, Duke, Cheyenne, Johny Boy, Tiebe, Bonsai, and Chico.


Thursday, April 27, 2023
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 W Havens Ave
Mitchell, SD 57301


Friday, April 28, 2023
10:30 AM
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 W Havens Ave
Mitchell, SD 57301


Graceland Cemetery
Mitchell, SD

Posted by Arnie &Donna Deurmier on April 28, 2023
Sorry for your loss. Always a friendly person.
Posted by Amythyst Raine on April 28, 2023
With you in spirit.
Posted by Chris Huska on April 27, 2023
Bonny always made me feel welcome when I came over to see John. She did a wonderful job as a Mother and I will miss her.
Posted by Gary and Mary Stadlman on April 26, 2023
To the Kotrba family. We are very sorry to heart the the loss of Bonny. She was quite a lady, always stopped to visit when I would see her. Our prayers are with you. RIP, Bonny
Posted by Shirley Wuertzer on April 26, 2023
So sorry for your loss. We had some fun memories of times together
Posted by Pam Huitema on April 26, 2023
May you rest in peace.
Posted by Warren on April 26, 2023
My deepest sympathy to you and your family ,if you need to talk I am here
Posted by Elwin Hohn on April 26, 2023
My deepest sympathy to the Kotrba families, may God grant you all strength through this difficult time.
Posted by Marge Wagner on April 25, 2023
So sorry for your loss
Posted by Lorna Sonne on April 25, 2023
Waco, my sincere condolences to you and all of your family. Take care my friend. Lorna
Posted by Hollie Karber on April 25, 2023
So sad to hear of your loss! Bonnie was a wonderful Lady! I am keeping you all in my heart and prayers!
Posted by Charlie and Wanda Kobes on April 25, 2023
So sorry to all of you for this very sad loss of a great Lady !You all are in our thoughts and prayers in this hard time !!
Posted by Barb Dulaney on April 25, 2023
So sorry to hear about Bonnie she was a great lady she will be missed May God bless you all
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