She was born March 22, 1920 in St. Paul, Minnesota, daughter of Ernest and Libbie (Brouillet). In 1950, Bonnie owned and operated Stillwaters first drive in restaurant with then husband Richard. Bonnie then owned and operated Bon-Al Telephone Answering Service for 24 years in Stillwater, Minnesota. After retiring, she moved to Florida and worked in retail. She retired a second time in 2006 at the age of 86. Bonnie had several faithful friends she adored. Her dog Omie sadly passed away in 2013 and his ashes will be buried with her.
Bonnie is survived by six daughters, Darlene (Jerry) Kruse of Webster, Wisconsin, Libbie (Ron) Rodakowski of Belvidere, Illinois, Mary Ridgway of Sarasota, Florida, Susan (Andy) Warcaba of Dixon, Illinois, Penny (Lew) Ihrke of Roberts, Wisconsin, Kathy (John) Potvin of Sarasota, Florida; 18 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren and one on the way; her brother Albert (Jean) Beaudet.
Predeceased by her brother Joe Beaudet.
Services were held at BRADSHAW CELEBRATION OF LIFE CENTER in Stillwater on July 25, 2014.