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Jon A Bonar

August 13, 1959 ~ February 2, 2021 (age 61)

Obituary

Jon A Bonar, 61, of Fort Wayne passed away, February 2, 2021 at home, surrounded by his loving family. Jon  was born August 13, 1959 in Kendallville and was the son of the late Lorene Bonar and John Bonar who survives. He received his bachelors degree from Indiana Wesleyan University.  He was a member of  Most Precious Blood Catholic Church, the PBA and FOP. He  was a Police Officer for the City of Fort Wayne for over 31 1/2 years, and also served the town of Rome City IN and the Town Marshall prior. He received a letter of excellence for leading the narcotics division to its most productive year in department history in 1996. Received a Meritorious Service Citation for doing CPR and saving the life of a 2 month old. He received a Distinguished service citation for saving the life of his partner who had been shot and preventing the escape of the person who shot him, and a Certificate of Honor from the City of Fort Wayne. Numerous other honors from the Fort Wayne Police Department was a Silver Star of Bravery from the American Police Hall of Fame, and the John Edgar Hoover Memorial Gold Medal for Distinguished Public Service He was given the rank of Knight Chevalier by the Venerable Order of the Knights of Michael the Archangel, and he is a member of the IACP Dupont Kevlar Survivors Club for surviving being stabbed while on duty. Jon enjoyed all things drag racing and spending time with his family. Jon  is survived by his wife Sarah; children Cody, Bryce, Adelaide, Aidan and Luke Bonar all of Fort Wayne, IN. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 am, Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at Most Precious Blood Catholic Church, 1515 Barthold with calling one hour prior. Visitation will be held Monday, February 8, 2021, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm & 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm & Tuesday, February 9, 2021, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm & 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Divine Mercy Funeral Home, 3500 Lake Ave., Fort Wayne, with the rosary recited Tuesday at 3:30 pm. Burial will be in Catholic Cemetery,  Fort Wayne. Family has requested that memorial contributions be made to for flowers for the church. To sign the online guest book, go to www.divinemercyfuneralhome.com.


Services

Visitation
Monday
February 8, 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Divine Mercy Funeral Home
3500 Lake Ave.
Fort Wayne, IN 46805

Visitation
Monday
February 8, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Divine Mercy Funeral Home
3500 Lake Ave.
Fort Wayne, IN 46805

Visitation
Tuesday
February 9, 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Divine Mercy Funeral Home
3500 Lake Ave.
Fort Wayne, IN 46805

Rosary
Tuesday
February 9, 2021

3:30 PM
Divine Mercy Funeral Home
3500 Lake Ave.
Fort Wayne, IN 46805

Viewing
Tuesday
February 9, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Divine Mercy Funeral Home
3500 Lake Ave.
Fort Wayne, IN 46805

Mass of Christian Burial
Wednesday
February 10, 2021

10:00 AM
Most Precious Blood Catholic Church
1515 Barthold St
Fort Wayne, IN 46808

Please note
Calling one hour prior at church
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