Roger George Bonn

NEW ALBANY - Bonn, Roger George, 72, died Sunday, March 3, 2013 at home surrounded by his family. The son of the late Robert and Margaret (Hobel) Bonn, Roger was born May 15, 1940 in Buffalo, NY. He was a veteran and cryptographer with top secret clearance with the U.S. Army and a scholar of World War II. Roger was a financial advisor with Stifel Nicolaus & Company, Inc. and was in financial services for over 50 years. He was past president of the Rotary Club of New Albany, the Ohio Valley Corvette Club and The Dream Factory. He was former Board President at Central Christian Church in New Albany and current member of First Christian Church in Jeffersonville. In addition to his love of Corvettes, Roger loved to play Hearts and was a very loyal fan of the Buffalo Bills.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Bonn.

Survivors include wife of 29 years, Candice (Williams) Bonn; children, Roger L. Bonn (Cathy), Maggie Shively, Jennifer Dyck (Robert), Dennis Samsel (Sandra), Leigh Samsel; sister, Patricia Bonn Selbert; grandchildren, Michael, Ashley and Courtney Bonn, Brie and Alex Shively, Olivia Hicks, Chloe and Jacob Dyck and Nathan Samsel.

Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Tuesday at Kraft Funeral Service, 708 E. Spring Street, New Albany, IN. His funeral service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Kraft Spring Street Chapel with burial and military honors to follow at Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany.

Contributions in his memory may be made to the , , the or Hosparus of Southern Indiana.

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Kraft Funeral Service
708 East Spring Street New Albany, IN 47150
(812) 945-6321

Published in The Courier-Journal on Mar. 5, 2013