|Birth: ||Apr. 26, 1912|
|Death: ||Jun. 24, 2002|
Son of Ernest & Ethel (Rinesmith) Bonner.
He graduated from Kramer High School in Columbus. After graduation, Ervin went to work for his older brother Orlo in Logan, Iowa. This is where he learned the printing business. Upon returning to Columbus, Ervin worked for Otto Walters at the Art Printery. On April 18, 1936, Ervin married Lillian Loseke in Leigh, Nebraska. He worked for a time at the Columbus Telegram before moving to the family farm north of Columbus where he farmed for a number of years.
While farming, Ervin worked part time at the Leigh World Paper and the Norfolk Daily News. He moved the family back to Columbus in 1958, and once again went to work at the Columbus Telegram. He was a Production Supervisor for the Telegram and retired in 1977 after working in the printing business for 29 years.
Ervin was a past member of Zion Lutheran Church in Leigh, Nebraska. While a member of Zion, Ervin was active in the Lutheran Laymen's League. Ervin was one of 30 charter members of Peace Lutheran Church. He had served on the church's building fund committee, was an elder, usher, and a member of the Lutheran Laymen's League. He enjoyed bowling and dancing.
Ervin is survived by:
Spouse - Lillian Bonner - Columbus, NE
Son - Larry (Pat) Bonner - Milford, NE
Son - Lyle (Charlotte) Bonner - Aurora, IL
Grandson - Kurt Bonner - Milford, NE
Special Friend - Shawnna Addleman
and her children - Bryan, Jeremy and Stephanie
Granddaughter - Kaye (Randy) Nelson - Omaha, NE
Granddaughter - Theresa Bonner - Omaha, NE
Granddaughter - Amanda Bonner - Aurora, IL
Great-Granddaughter - Emmalee Nelson - Omaha, NE
Great-Granddaughter - Kaylee Nelson - Omaha, NE
Ervin was preceded in death by:
Father - Ernest Bonner
Mother - Ethel (Rinesmith) Bonner
Brother - Orlo Bonner
Brother - Harold Bonner
Sister - Gladys Preston
Sister - Evelyn Johnson
Ernest E. Bonner (1885 - 1971)
Ethel Rinesmith Bonner (1885 - 1949)
Lillian L. Loseke Bonner (1909 - 2007)*
Roselawn Memorial Park
Created by: Don
Record added: Nov 14, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22908246