Donna M. Bonfield (nee Sweeney), 74, a 46-year resident of Oak Park, died in Arlington Heights on June 24, 2013. Born on July 19, 1938 in Chicago to Edwin and Josephine Sweeney, she was a graduate of St. Angela Elementary School and Kelvyn Park High School. She worked as a manager for the Marriott Corporation until her retirement in 2001 and enjoyed cooking and spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Donna Bonfield is survived by her daughter, Dawn (Norbert) Funk; her son, Daniel (Brigitte) Bonfield; her grandchildren, Robert J. Beamish and Sean P. Bonfield; and her sister, Patricia (Robert) Carlson. She was preceded in death by her husband James J. Bonfield and her brother, Edwin “Bud” Sweeney.

A visitation and funeral service were held at Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home on June 28. Interment was private.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Maryville Academy ( are appreciated.

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