Bonnie Jean Garretson (1951 - 2014)

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Bonnie Jean
Garretson, loving
wife, mother, sister,
and aunt passed
away at age 63
after losing her battle with
Bonnie was born February
3, 1951. She was the
third child of James and
Barbara. She attended
Douglas County High
School graduating in the
class of 1969.
Later in life she continued
her schooling at Chemeketa.
Bonnie was a proud Phi
Beta Kappa member.
She met the love of her life
Michael while working at
Ensign Bickford explosive
manufacturing. They were
joined in holy matrimony
on February 7, 1979. They
raised 3 children and
spoiled 7 grandchildren
with much love and cookies.
Bonnie's friends and family
always loved to see what
new card she made or if she
added new pages
in her scrapbook.
She loved photography
so there was
never a shortage
of memories to scrapbook
and enjoy.
She is survived by her
husband Michael Garretson,
her 3 children Jeanette
Chenevert, Travis Baker,
and Veronica Dery. Her sisters
Sharron Bowman and
Pat Lang. She has 7 amazing
grandchildren and
many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in
death by her father James
Woodhouse, her mother
Barbara Woodhouse, and
her younger brother Frank
A private farewell will
be held at a later date. She
will be missed terribly as to
know her was to love her.
Arrangements are by
Farnstrom Mortuary of
Independence, Oregon.
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and condolences at
Bonnie Jean Garretson
February 3, 1951 - May 30, 2014
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Published in Colorado Community Newspapers from June 19 to July 18, 2014