Bonnie Schoonover, 96, of Greeley, passed away peacefully on March 28, 2019 in Greeley.
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Bonnie was born in Lamar, Colorado to Willie and Leona (Ross) Mason on December 30, 1922. On September 30, 1942 in Greeley, Bonnie married the love of her life, Lawrence “Larry” Schoonover.
Bonnie taught for 30 years in the Greeley area as a reading specialist and classroom teacher. She delighted in seeing her former students and families when she was out in town. Bonnie and her pomeranian, Val, were the unofficial greeters at Bonnell Good Samaritan.
Bonnie was generous and loving in her demeanor, and loved her family deeply. Nothing was better to her than spending time with her family; talking, laughing and listening to them.
Bonnie was a faithful member of the First United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, and the Delta Kappa Gamma Educational Sorority. She had also loved and supported the Brownie and Cub Scouts.
Bonnie is survived by her children, Charles (Susan) Schoonover, Bonnie Crawford, and Rita Schoonover; 9 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a large loving extended family.
She was preceded in death by her husband; great-granddaughter, Dylanie Schoonover; her parents; and 2 brothers.
A Celebration of Life will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at First Church of the Nazarene, 2515 W 16th St, Greeley, CO 80634