Bonnie died on July 9, 2012, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf. William died on Feb. 7, 2013, at Genesis East, Davenport.
Bonnie was born on Sept. 25, 1941, to Harry and Peg Bailey. Bill was born on March 19, 1935, to William and Ilah Baumgarten. He married Connie Hesse in 1958; they divorced. Bill and Bonnie married on Sept. 16, 1980.
Surviving are their children, Susie Bratcher, Roxanne Gentry, Brian Laskowsky; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; Bonnie's sister, Marinell Britton.