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Bonita Jayne Giesbrecht


1956 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
BONITA JAYNE GIESBRECHT Bonita Jayne Giesbrecht, 57, passed away peacefully on Thursday August 1, 2013, at Enloe Medical Center. She was born February 2, 1956 to D. Eugene and Salome Unruh. She was a faithful member of the Church of God in Christ Mennonite. Bonita was married to Howard V. Giesbrecht on December 30, 1973. Together they shared the blessings of life for nearly forty years. As health difficulties came they relied on their connection with God and prayed that He would give strength for every day. To each one who knew her, Bonita was their special friend, showing her care by listening with an understanding heart and giving an encouraging word. Though we will miss her beautiful alto voice, her gift for music and poetry will be remembered in the songs and poems she has written. Waiting to join her in Heaven are her husband, Howard Giesbrecht, two daughters, Lynette and husband Brad Unruh, Sharisa and husband Rob Koehn, eight grandchildren, Kayleen, Lavonne, Stacia, and Joleah Unruh, Cameron, Caleb, Julie, and Royce Koehn, all of Willows, Ca. Her parents, D. Eugene and Salome Unruh, one sister, Jeanette and husband Keith Koehn, four brothers, Lauren and wife Becky, Franklin and wife Karen, Steven and wife LeAnn, Delbert and wife Jennifer. Sisters in law, Vada and husband Vernon Dyck, Bernice and husband Eldon Wenger, Betty and husband Dennis Spence, Jane and husband Shawn Giesel, Sharon and husband Roger Giesbrecht. Brothers in law, Randal Toews and wife Roberta, Abe Giesbrecht and wife Rose, Bill Giesbrecht and wife Sharon. Also many nieces, nephews and friends. A funeral service will be held at West Valley Mennonite Church, 1935 County Road B, Willows, Ca, on Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Arrangements by F. D. Sweet and Son.
Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on Aug. 4, 2013
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