Bonnie Rae Gilbert (Greely)
Bonnie R. Gilbert (Greely), age 84, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 20, 2017. She was born on April 24, 1933 to parents: Harold & Evelyn (Nelson) Greely. Bonnie was currently a resident at Haven of Lake Havasu in Lake Havasu City, AZ, where she has been since she suffered a severe stroke on October 11, 2014. Bonnie married the love of her life, Thomas J. Gilbert on May, 21, 1955. Tom preceded her in death on July 1, 2016. Bonnie was also preceded in death by her parents: Harold & Evelyn (Nelson) Greely. Bonnie is survived by 3 children: Susan (James) Byrnes, Mike Gilbert, Jean (Geno) Drolson, adopted son, Troy (Katie) Pietz. 3 grandchildren: Jacie (Bryan) Maslowski, Chad (April) Benesch, Tiffany (Doug) Adams. 2 brothers: Richard Greely, Donald (Judy) Greely. 4 great grandchildren and many nieces & nephews. Bonnie graduated from East High School in 1951. After graduation she worked as a bookkeeper for Russell Creamery & Twin Ports Creamery in Superior, WI. She retired from Cathedral of Christ the King as the Office Manager. Bonnie & Tom moved their residence permanently to Lake Havasu City, AZ in 2008. No public services will be held. A private memorial for both Bonnie & Tom is being planned by the family to take place in the future.