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Bonnie K. Krill

1942 - 2014 Notice Condolences
Bonnie K. Krill Notice
Krill, Bonnie K. (Nee Campbell ) of Cedar Grove, formerly of Brookfield, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at Aurora Medical Center in Grafton. She was 72 years old. Bonnie was born in Milwaukee the oldest of eight siblings on January 4, 1942 daughter of Joseph Campbell and Betty Stengel Campbell. Bonnie grew up in Milwaukee graduating from Pius XI in 1960. After high school, Bonnie worked at WITI Channel 6 in Milwaukee. On September 4, 1965 she married David Krill at St. Sebastian Catholic Church in Milwaukee. The couple settled in Brookfield to raise their family, and where Bonnie worked as a Fitness Specialist for the YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee for over 25 years. She was very active and supportive at St. Luke's, St. Joseph's and St. John Vianney, Marquette High School and Pius XI Catholic schools where her children attended. She was an active member of Gesu Parish in Milwaukee, a past-president of the Milwaukee Archdiocesan School Board, a past Board of Director of Pius XI, and a current member of the Marquette University Womens Council. Bonnie's Christian passion and purpose in life was caring for others. She was an avid volunteer at Feith Family YMCA as a LiveSTRONG and Yoga instructor among various other initiatives for others. She was often caring for her beloved grandchildren in Port Washington, WI and Park City, UT. She loved hiking in the mountains of Colorado and walking the shores of Lake Michigan with her family. Her grandchildren knew her as "Kayo". Kayo found peace, pride, purpose and adventure through caring for those she loved. Bonnie stayed young at heart spending most of her time playing with and caring for her grandchildren. She accepted all and was seen by many as an abundance of optimism and life wisdom. She was a fantastic listener and supported anyone who needed a shoulder; from homeless men at the Guest House Shelter in Milwaukee, WI to her immediate family. Bonnie is survived by her husband David G. Krill of Cedar Grove, her children Kevin (Marilyn) Krill of Crested Butte, CO, Brian Krill of Park City, UT, and Keelyn (Todd) Lyon of Port Washington. She is further survived by five grandchildren; Hannah, Braillyn, Addison, Piper, and Brytn, her seven siblings; Barbara (Gary) Weis of Silverthorne, CO, Jeanne Campbell of San Diego, CA, Jill (Jeff) Eaton of Orlando, FL, James (MaryKaye) Campbell of Mequon, Susan (Charlie) Persch of Milwaukee, Tommy Campbell of Pocasset, MA and Corky BJ (Dan) Plecki of Mequon, three brothers-in-law; Edward (Cecy) Krill of Vienna, VA, Tom (Katie) Krill of Wauwatosa, and Bill (Char) Krill of Milwaukee, nieces, nephews, her granddog "Buster", other relatives and many, many lifelong friends. Bonnie is preceded in death by her parents Joe and Betty Campbell and her in-laws Edward and Lois Krill. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, May 5, 2014 at 12 noon at Gesu Parish in Milwaukee. Visitation will take place at the CHURCH on Monday, May 5th from 9:30 AM until 12 Noon. In lieu of flowers, memorials suggested to the YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee, Marquette University High School, or Pius XI High School. EERNISSE FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICE Port Washington 262-284-2601
Published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on May 4, 2014
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