Bonnie Jean Nelson
Bonnie Jean Nelson, 76, was born July 6, 1930, in Brigham City, Utah, to Henry and Ruby (Zundell) Larsen. She passed away in New Castle on July 28, 2006.Bonnie married Bob Nelson on Oct. 21, 1985, in Las Vegas, Nev., and had been an area resident for the past 22 years. Bonnie was a founding member of the Moab Art Guild, where she had her “Crooked Sky” Art Studio. She was a member of the Roaring Fork Area Art Guild. Bonnie always had a great love for the American Indian culture. She showed that love through her beautiful art work. She painted professionally for a number of years.She also had a great love of the outdoors and activities such as hunting, fishing and camping. She was a talented dancer; she really loved music and dancing. Mom, we love you and we will miss you very much. Love always from your family.Bonnie was preceded in death by her sister Betty Willson. She is survived by her husband, Bob Nelson; her sons, Steven, Dan and Kit Andersen; her daughters, Jeri Linn, Teresa Jean Rigby and Shannon McIntyre; her brother, Bill Boedeker; her sister Sherie Staker; 13 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. A visitation will be held at 1:30 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Farnum-Holt Funeral Home Chapel, 405 W. Seventh St., Glenwood Springs, immediately followed by a memorial service at 2 p.m. The Rev. Jeri Linn will officiate at the memorial service.In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Roaring Fork Hospice, P.O. Box 1970, Glenwood Springs, CO 81602.Farnum-Holt Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.
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