Ricky Lee Bonnema

It’s ok Mr. Elk, Our hunter has joined the family in the big sky. You are free.

Ricky Lee Bonnema, Born January 2, 1956 in Kandiyohi County, Willmar, Mn.  The second baby of the year at Rice Memorial Hospital.

Died May 4, 2021, in Wyoming. Alcohol has been his last shot.  Served in The US Navy from October 1, 1979 to February 25, 1982.  Employed at Wyoming State College, to retirement in May, 2014.

Survived by Mother, Step-Father, Sisters, Brothers and Nieces & Nephews.  2 daughters, Jennifer Thompson & Magen Bonnema and 8 grandchildren.

Preceded in death by grandparents Cornie & Bernice Bonnema and Orland & Irene Donner.  Father Clinton Bonnema & 2 Aunts Marilyn Slagter & La Verna Slagter. Second Wife Karen  died in 1962. Sister Sheryl (Bonnema) Nordby died in 2017, Step Parent Elaine Bonnema.

Burial was in Wyoming National Military Cemetery June 18th 2021

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