• "It was a pleasure to have served with her on the OKCWBA..."
    - Mary Thederahn
  • "I met Bette in about 1978 while bowling in a women's league..."
    - Jan Osborn
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    - Jerry & Linda Carter

June 1, 1938 - July 7, 2014 EDMOND Bette Bohnert, 76, longtime resident of Edmond, passed away Monday, July 7th. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Donald; two daughters, Brenda Simpson of Edmond, OK and Cindy Johnson of Seminole, OK; four grandchildren and two great grandchildren. She was born in Halls, TN, raised in southeastern Missouri until she moved to Anthony, KS in 1954. She graduated from Anthony High School in May of 1956 and married Donald in June of the same year. The family moved to Oklahoma in 1969 where she became involved with the Oklahoma City bowling community as a youth instructor/director and the Oklahoma City Women's Bowling Association and Oklahoma State Bowling Association both as a member and officer. After moving to Edmond in 1977, she began working at Boulevard Bowl as youth director and adult league coordinator until she retired in 2001. She was preceded in death by a son, David Alan Bohnert, in 2002. Services will be held on Friday, July 11th, at 2:00 p.m. at Matthews Funeral Home, 601 S. Kelly, Edmond, OK, with viewing on Thursday, July 10th, Noon to 8PM. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Mercy Hospice or .

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Matthews Funeral Home
601 South Kelly Avenue Edmond, OK 73003
(405) 341-2787
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Published in The Oklahoman on July 9, 2014
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