Annette Funicello, beloved Mouseketeer, dies at 70

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Actress, singer and former Mouseketeer Annette Funicello has died at age 70, The Walt Disney Company confirmed in a statement Monday. Funicello “died peacefully from complications due to multiple sclerosis, a disease she battled for over 25 years,” the company said.

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Former Mouseketeer Bonnie dies at 68


Former Mouseketeer Bonita Lynn Fields Elder, an agile dancer who showcased those skills on the 1950s children’s show “The Mickey Mouse Club” and later performed on Broadway, has died in Indiana at age 68.

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