Bonnie L. Carlton, age 83, of Manhattan, died March 24, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan.
She was born February 4, 1931, in Salt Lake City, Utah, the daughter of Victor R. and Virginia M. (Bell) Lewis.
Bonnie has been a Manhattan resident since 1964, and her childhood home was in Carbon County, Utah.
She worked for 28 years at Fort Riley as a Court Stenographer/Secretary for Federal Civil Service, retiring on December 31, 1991, and had previously worked at Hill Air Force base in Utah.
The time she enjoyed most was playing Pinochle with family and friends and board games with her grandchildren. Bonnie also enjoyed Wheel of Fortune, Johnny Carson, old westerns, oil painting, crocheting, reading, flower and vegetable gardens.
She is survived by two daughters: Pam Warren and her husband Mark Ross of Manhattan, and Ginny Priestley and her husband Michael of Delia, KS; two sons: Walt Warren of Manhattan, and Terry Warren and his wife Jackie of Beattie, KS; five grandchildren: Jessica L. and Ashley N. Venneberg, Glen R. and Terry R. Warren, Jr. and Brandy R. (Warren) Scott; seven great-grandchildren; one brother, Danny Lewis and his wife Charlene of Helper, UT; her sister-in-law, Norma Lewis of Manhattan; and numerous nieces and nephews. And let's not forget her best buddy over the last several years, Scrappy, her Jack Russell.
Bonnie was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Ralph V. Lewis.
Cremation is planned with memorial services to be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday at the Sedalia Community Church with Reverend Kevin Larson Officiating. Inurnment will be in the Sedalia Cemetery.
Online condolences may be left for the family through the funeral home website at www.ymlfuneralhome.com.
Memorial contributions may be made to Friendship Meals or the Good Shepherd Hospice House. Contributions may be left in care of the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502.