Nancy Bonynge Birthday


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Posted Online: Feb. 18, 2013, 8:43 am
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Nancy Bonynge, Aledo, will be honored at a birthday party on March 2, 2013, in observance of her 90th birthday.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend from 2 to 4 p.m. at The Depot in Aledo. Cards can be mailed to Nancy at 1687 100th Ave., Aledo, IL 61231.
Nancy Johnson was born March 4, 1923, in Bloomington, Ill., to Harry and Pearl Johnson. She married Thomas Bonynge on Oct. 16, 1943, in Portsmouth, Va., while her husband was in the service. He died Dec. 18, 2003.
She attended high school in Aledo with a semester in Peoria, Ill. While in Peoria, her friend's mom called Nancy's mom to ask if Nancy could come back to Aledo, stay with them and finish her senior year. She did. She graduated from Bradley University and Chicago.
She retired from Alcoa. She was a township trustee and a member of the VFW Auxiliary and College Avenue Presbyterian Church. She enjoys swimming, canoeing, boating, mowing and cards, and she raised sheep.
Her children are Mike (Shirley) Bonynge, Susie (Bob) Watson and Beth (Mike) Bowns. Her grandchildren are Scott (Monica) Bonynge, Mindy (Brad) Tallyn, Steven (Felicia) Bonynge, Bev Watson, Christina (Ron) Bantug, Michelle (Daryl) Starkey, Ashley (Kyle) McClintock and Emily Bowns. She has 15 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Her sister is Carol Johnson.












 



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