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Bonnie Wigen

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Bonnie Wigen Obituary
Wigen, Bonnie
Bonnie Laurie Ackerman Wigen, age 83, passed on peacefully surrounded by family at midnight on February 6, 2018, in Santa Rosa, California. She was born in Colfax, Washington, in 1934, a daughter of Florence (Wood) and Theodore Ackerman. She is survived by her dear husband of 63 years, Philip Wigen; daughters, Beth Wigen (John Toccalino), Kären Wigen (Martin Lewis), Sandra Wigen (Patrick Gluntz), and Ruth McCoy; seven grandchildren; and sister, Patricia Lewis. She was preceded in death by her siblings Dee Doty and Gary Ackerman. Bonnie graduated from Ohio State University in Columbus, where she raised her children. She devoted her talents and resources to serving others. Inspired by her faith, she was an early and tireless advocate for social justice and conservation. Services will be held in Santa Rosa on Saturday, February 10. Memorials may be made in her name to Paws for Purple Hearts, Rohnert Park, California. Bonnie will live on in the lives of those she touched. "For all that has been—thank you. For all that is to come—yes!" (Dag Hammerskjold)
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Feb. 10, 2018
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