Bonnie L. Williams, 75
Blue Earth – Bonnie Lee Williams, age 75, of Blue Earth passed away Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018 at her home with her loving family by her side.
Funeral service was at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Rev. Jeanette Bidne officiated. Burial was at Riverside Cemetery. Web tributes may be left at www.pattonfh.com.
Bonnie was born March 26, 1943, at Blue Earth, the daughter of Robert and Hazel (Denney) Christopherson. She graduated from Blue Earth Area High School in 1961 and attended Luther College for two years. On March 26, 1975 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, she married Duane R. Williams. Mom adored her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, spending as much time as she could with them, as well as other family and friends. Her passions included crafts, shopping, traveling, especially to Hawaii and spending as much time as she could at the camper down at Cutty’s of Okoboji, Iowa, where she volunteered for 30 years teaching arts and crafts. She enjoyed Christian music, especially Michael W. Smith and the Oakridge Boys and went to many of their concerts. She also got to meet the Oakridge Boys.
Bonnie is survived by her husband, Duane Williams, of Blue Earth; mother, Hazel Enger, of Blue Earth; children, Lori (Bill) Hanson, of Blue Earth, Lisa (Charles Olson) Passante, of Blue Earth, James (Rhianna) Van Ryn, of Blue Earth, Jason (Heather) Williams, of Emmetsburg, Iowa, Marianne (Charles) Lehman-Gomes, of Hilo, Hawaii, Kelli (Joe) Chandler, of Grants Pass, Oregon; brother, Mike Enger, of Blue Earth; sisters, Kathleen (Don) Turvold, of Red Wing, Jean Wagner, of Blue Earth; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; foreign exchange student, Jeragh Mahadeo of Florida; special friend, Kathy Kreklow of Virginia; and many special foster children.
Bonnie was preceded in death by her fathers; Robert Lee Christopherson, Gordon Enger, and her paternal grandparents, Leonard and Clara Christopherson and maternal grandparents.