Mrs. Bonnie Pufahl
Bonnie Pufahl graduated from Dr. Martin Luther College in New Ulm, MN in the spring of 1973. She received a divine call to teach K-4 at Immanuel Lutheran School in Hadar, Nebraska. She taught there three years and did full music for church and school. She also received teaching Nebraska accreditation from Wayne State in 1974. Bonnie was married to Arvid Pufahl in 1975 and resigned from teaching to start raising a family. In 1979 the Pufahls moved to Lake Mills to take up residence and joined St. Paul’s Lutheran church. After 5 children, Bonnie returned to teaching in 1989 helping out the principal with release time for administrative work. Again, music was the main subject she taught to the upper grades. In November of 1989, Bonnie received a call to teach first grade and play organ at St. Paul’s. She has remained in that position since. Over the years, she has taken various classes to keep her teaching current. She also received her state license after a regiment of course work through Wisconsin Lutheran College in Milwaukee, WI.