Bonnie L. Williams
Vancouver Funeral Chapel | Funeral Homes Vancouver WA
110 East 12th Street
Vancouver, WA

August 1, 1932 ~ January 29, 2015

Bonnie L. Williams, of Vancouver, WA, passed away Jan. 29, 2015 at Highgate Senior Living. She was born Aug. 1, 1932 in Aberdeen, SD to George and Lois Stipek. As a child, Bonnie moved to Yakima, WA where she graduated from high school.
After graduating, she moved to New Jersey where she worked as a hat model for Bamberger's Department Store. She later moved to L.A. and worked as an executive secretary for Liberty Mutual Insurance.
After many adventures, Bonnie moved to Seattle, WA to be closer to her parents. While living in Seattle, she met the love of her life, Frederick. In 1964, they were married at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church in Seattle. Two years later, she and Fred moved to Vancouver for his new job. This is where Bonnie and Fred settled to start their family and where they chose to remain.
While living in Vancouver, she had several jobs. Over the years she worked for Maaco, Alcoa and Recovery Northwest. She was also quite involved in her church of about 40 years, St. Luke's Episcopal.
Bonnie was a real fighter. She fought and won two battles with breast cancer. She was an inspiration to other women dealing with breast cancer.
Bonnie is survived by her loving son, Brent (Mike Ross) Williams.
A memorial service for Bonnie will be held 11:00 a.m., Sat., Feb. 7, 2015 at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 426 E. Fourth Plain Blvd., Vancouver, WA 98663.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Luke's Episcopal Church.
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Published by The Columbian on Feb. 4, 2015.
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Bonnie Williams was a gem. Many of us who worked at Peter S Ogden Elementary School had the pleasure of teaching her son, Brent, and she often volunteered to help out at school. She was fun, funny,crafty, clever and very classy too! So sorry for your loss--treasure those sweet memories! Love, Jeannie Brust
February 5, 2015
Brent, your mother was an angel. So sweet and fun to us kids. She was always welcoming and I know she is why you are who you are, fun, talented and always had a kind word for everyone. May she rest in peace.
April Sandstrom
February 4, 2015
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