Bonnie was born on March 7, 1950 in Sherridan, Manitoba and moved with her family to Kimberley, BC at the age of 1½. Kimberley remained her home. Here she married Con (Cornils) in 1969 and raised her family of four.
Bonnie leaves to mourn husband Con, daughter Susan Huel (Charles), children Tristan & Juliana of Lethbridge, son Kerry & children Kelsea & Max of Florida, son Colby (Chrisana), children Orion & Brayden of Crawford Bay, BC, son Patrick (Takara) & children Conner, Kian and Ailish of Kimberley, BC, siblings Pat Therriault, Mac (Darlene) Thompson, Barbara (Buddy) Bowness and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents Jack and Jean Thompson.
Bonnie’s delights in life were her children, grandchildren, and of course her indoor orchid garden.
Bonnie volunteered for over 27 years at the Kimberley Helping Hands Food Bank.
At her request there will be no funeral service. A Memorial will take place at a later date with family present. In lieu of flowers please donate to the Kimberley Helping Hands Food Bank.
Bonnie Ethel Mohnssen (nee Thompson)
Bonnie passed away in the late hours of Monday, March 28, 2016 at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital following a brave fight with C.O.P.D.