Bonita (Bonnie) Jane Stickel, beloved wife of Garry Stickel of Cochrane, Ab passed away on September 23, 2007 at the age of 55 years.
Bonnie was born on September 6, 1952 in Watertown, South Dakota. She graduated from Watertown High School in 1970. After graduating from High School, Bonnie relocated to Medicine Hat, Alberta where she began Bible College. In 1971, Bonnie met the love of her life, Garry, at Hillcrest Christian College and were married October 22, 1972, residing in Calgary their first married years. Later in time, Bonnie and her family resided in Three Hills, Yellowknife (North West Territories) Drumheller and in 1993 moved to Cochrane. Bonnie’s talents were very evident in handling many administrative and secretarial functions throughout her work life. She thoroughly enjoyed helping people in whatever line of work she did. Bonnie deeply believed in being immersed in church family throughout her life. She believed in living out an active faith in response to her personal relationship with her Lord Jesus Christ. She was a current and active member of Harvest Christian Fellowship Church in Calgary.
Besides her loving husband Garry, Bonnie is remembered by her three sons and two daughters-in-law Kelly (Joy-Lynn) Stickel of Okotoks, Corey (Lindsay) Stickel of Calgary and Craig Stickel of Cochrane; her six grandchildren – Carson, Kahl, Keenan and Kaedan, Caleb and Hannah. She is survived by her father John Strait of Watertown, South Dakota; her two sisters and two brothers-in- law Dianne (Ray) Pregitzer of Ames, Iowa; and Judi (Henry) Nieman of Watertown, S.D. She is also much loved and remembered by her parents-in-law, Oscar and Alma Stickel, of Three Hills, AB. Bonnie was predeceased by her mother Betty Strait, and brother John Robert Strait of Watertown, S.D.
Funeral Services were held at Cochrane Alliance Church (902 Glenbow Drive, Cochrane, Alberta) Friday, September 28, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. Condolences can be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Bonnie Stickel, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Cochrane Funeral Home, 369 RAILWAY STREET, COCHRANE. Telephone: (403) 932-4740.Print This Obituary & Condolences