Betty J. Bonnen - 90

4/4/1928 - 9/9/2018

Oregon, IL

Betty J. Bonnen, age 90, passed away on Sunday September 9, 2018 in Davis Junction, IL. She was born in Elkton, South Dakota on April 4, 1928 the daughter of Clarence and Julia (Holmeid) Erickson. She married Robert E. Bonnen on August 30, 1947. Betty worked for the Ogle County Educational Cooperative as a special education teacher’s aide and was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Oregon. Betty was a loving and caring mother and adoring grandmother who enjoyed maintaining a warm and loving home for family gatherings. She is survived by her husband of 71 years, Robert of Oregon; children, Linda (Steven) Landry of Nahant, MA, Janet Bonnen of Davis Junction, Stephen (Char) Bonnen of Byron, Michael Bonnen of Belvidere, and Kathleen (Matt) of Lombard; brother, Larry Erickson of Seneca, IL; and grandchildren, Elizabeth Landry, Amanda (Keith) Labutta, Lukas Bonnen, and Michelle Bonnen. She is preceded in death by her parents, siblings, Donald Erickson and Norma Seng and niece, Diana.  A visitation will be held at Farrell Holland Gale Funeral Home, 110 South 7th Street in Oregon, IL on Tuesday September 18, 2018 from 5-7 PM followed by a brief service for family officiated by Betty’s son-in-law, Matt Pozen. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Mercy Health at Home.

Visitation:

A visitation will be held at Farrell Holland Gale Funeral Home, 110 South 7th Street in Oregon, IL on Tuesday September 18, 2018 from 5-7 PM

Memorial Service:

A brief family memorial service will be held following the visitation.

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