Bonnie M. Clark

1925 - 2013

Long-time area resident, Bonnie M. Clark of Walla Walla
died on February 4, 2013 at the age of 88.
Bonnie was born January. 1, 1925 in Pomeroy, WA to
Charles and Alma (Watson) Munger.  e family lived in
various locations before settling permanently in Walla
Walla. Bonnie started 4th grade at Washington School and
from there went on to Walla Walla High School where she
graduated in 1943.

On April 3, 1947, she and Norbert “Swede” Clark were
married. A er her marriage, Bonnie was a homemaker for
several years before returning to work at the Army Corps of
Engineers where she was a mail and records clerk. She retired
in 1972. Swede died in March, 1997.

Bonnie enjoyed bowling and for numerous years
participated on several teams/leagues and even traveled to
competitions around the Northwest with her bowling team.
She was an active member of the FOE #26 Ladies’ Auxiliary
and participated on the Auxiliary Drill Team, traveling
with the team around the country to compete in
competitions; she looked forward to her time working
in the Drill Team booth during the Fair, where she sold
untold numbers of foot long hotdogs.

Bonnie was an avid reader and did needlepoint. She
loved attending school activities and sporting events that
involved her grandchildren and later her great-grandchildren.
She especially delighted in her weekly visits to the Curly Q
Hair Salon. ( Thank you, Leila Hust, for taking such good care
of Miss B.)

Bonnie is survived by her daughter, Sharyl (Mike) Dill and
daughter-in-law Sue Clark. Grandchildren include
Sarah (Carl) Miller, Heather (Will) Rucker, Morgan
Clark and Mike (Diane) Dill, Jr. Great-grandchildren
are Nikole Miller, Emmaleigh Miller, Ciara Rucker,
Alex Dill and Erich Miller.  ere are numerous nieces and
nephews that also survive her. Bonnie was preceded in death
by her parents, her husband, her son (Tom Clark), brother
(Dave Munger), sister (Josie Jones), niece (Marilyn Martin) as
well as life long friend Donna Woodard Jackson.

A graveside service will be held later this spring. In lieu of
 flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Walla Walla
Community Hospice or charity of donors’ choice through
Mountain View-Colonial DeWitt, 1551 Dalles Military Road,
Walla Walla, WA 99362.
Friends may write memories and sign the online guestbook
at www.mountainview-colonialdewitt.com

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