Bonnie Wheeler
Bonnie Wheeler
Bonnie Wheeler

Obituary of Bonnie Carol Wheeler

Bonnie Carrol Wheeler recently passed away after a wonderful 86 years. She was surrounded with family at her bedside. Born Dec. 28, 1935, in Council, Idaho, she was the daughter of Harry and Mary Morrison. Bonnie lived her youth in the Council area and was preceded in death by her parents and brother LaMar. Gene and Bonnie were married on the night of her high school graduation in Council, in 1953.They lived in Caldwell and Ontario, finally settling in Fruitland and raised their daughter Carol Steelman (Yates) and son Victor Steelman. Gene was an electrician and Bonnie worked at First National Bank. They supported their kids through schooling and extracurricular activities. She loved gardening, canning, traveling, ceramics with friend Ruth, water sports, needle point, and caring for the family and their home. Gene passed away in 1983 after battling cancer. They had 30 wonderful years together. In 1984 she married Larry Ventris. They moved his commercial sign business to the Fruitland area. Many were the business trips where Larry drove the boom truck and she followed with the service truck throughout the Idaho/Oregon region. They enjoyed the Oregon coast. Larry died suddenly in 1992. Bonnie married Lee Wheeler in 1993. They enjoyed camp hosting and fishing until he died in 2009. After his passing she moved to the Boise area to be closer to family and was a resident of Spring Creek Edgewood on Overland for 12 years. The family wishes to thank all the staff for the years of devoted care which they provided. Bonnie also appreciated the care from Idaho Pulmonary, Idaho Cardiology, and All Care Hospice. She is survived by daughter Carol (Chuck), and son Victor (Stephanie). Grandchildren are Sterling [Catriona] (St. Andrews, Scotland), Trenton [Catalina] (Caldwell), Kala [Rocky] (Boise), Katie [Casey] (Boise), Mitchel [Kate](Seattle), Jackson (Boise) and Sydney (Boise). There are also ten Great Grandchildren. A Celebration of Life will be held on Apr 16th, at 2PM, at Edgewood Spring Creek assisted living, at 10139 W. Overland in Boise. Graveside services are through Shaffer-Jensen and burial will be at the family plot in New Plymouth at a later time. Service Details. Celebration of Life Saturday, April 16th, 2022 | 2:00pm When: Saturday, April 16th, 2022 2:00pm Location: Edgewood Spring Creek Assisted Living Address: 10139 W Overland Boise, Idaho 83709 Online Memory & Photo Sharing Event Ongoing Online Event About this event In Loving Memory Of Bonnie Wheeler December 28, 1935 - March 22, 2022 Look inside to read what others have shared Family and friends are coming together online to create a special keepsake. Every memory left on the online obituary will be automatically included in this book. View Tribute Book
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