Frederick BONN


Frederick (Ray) Bonn passed away peacefully at the Abbotsford Hospital on Sunday, January 18th, 2009 in his 85th year. His wife Ruth of 57 years and family were by his side. He will be greatly missed by his daughter Janice (Hans) Sturm and sons Reg, Fred (Kim) and Trevor (Melissa). He also leaves to mourn his 8 grandchildren: Carla, Teresa, Madi-Rose, Kevan, Nicholas, Natasha, Halle and Spencer. He is also survived by his sister Ida (Ivan) Williamson. Ray was born in Hammond, B.C. on June 13th, 1923 and worked as a B.C. land surveyor for 31 years. He was a devoted Legion member for 64 years and enjoyed collecting coins and stamps and was a member of the MSA Rock and Lapidary Club. Ray’s hobbies included hunting, fishing, sailing and he was an avid golfer at Ledgeview. He enjoyed supporting his children and grand- children in their sports and various activities. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ray’s memory to a charity of your choice. A celebration of Ray’s life will be held Saturday, January 24th, 2009 in the Magnolia Room at the Garden Park Tower; 2825 Clearbrook Rd., Abbotsford B.C. from 3 pm to 5 pm.

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