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Bertha M Nicewander Bonjour
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Birth: Nov. 1, 1926
Richland County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jan. 31, 2004
Pottawatomie County
Kansas, USA

Bertha M. Bonjour, 77, Onaga, died Jan. 31, 2004, at an Onaga hospital. She was born Nov. 1, 1926, at Olney, Ill., the daughter of Porter and Laura Pearl Nicewander. Mrs. Bonjour and her first husband owned and operated the Onaga Locker Plant and the hardware store in Onaga. She was a member of First Congregational United Church of Christ in Onaga and president of the Neuchatel Cemetery Board. She married Everett Bonjour. He preceded her in death. She married Merle Bonjour in 1977 in Miami, Okla. He survives. Other survivors include a son, Roger Bonjour and wife Beth, Fort Worth, Texas; a daughter-in-law, Judy Bonjour, Manhattan; a sister, Mary Nicewander, Redding, Calif.; and two grandsons and two granddaughters. In addition to her first husband, she was preceded in death by two sons, Steve Bonjour and Mark Bonjour; a grandson, Brian Bonjour; three brothers; and two sisters. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 4 at First Congregational United Church of Christ in Onaga. Burial will be in Neuchatel Cemetery north of Onaga. Mrs. Bonjour will lie in state Monday and Tuesday at Tessendorf-Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Onaga, where a prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. Feb. 3, followed by visitation. She also will lie in state an hour before service time at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Neuchatel Cemetery, sent in care of Tessendorf-Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, 218 Leonard, Onaga, KS 66521. Online condolences may be sent to

Family links: 
  Porter Eric Nicewander (1892 - 1965)
  Lora Pearl Brown Nicewander (1895 - 1951)
  Everett Leroy Bonjour (1923 - 1972)*
  Steven L. Bonjour (1945 - 1963)*
  Mark Jay Bonjour (1953 - 1995)*
  Richard K. Nicewander (1914 - 1959)*
  Flossie Willene Nicewander Krouse (1915 - 2000)*
  Forrest W Nicewander (1918 - 1991)*
  Lloyd M. Nicewander (1920 - 1979)*
  Mildred Naomi Nicewander Hall (1922 - 1990)*
  Bertha M Nicewander Bonjour (1926 - 2004)
*Calculated relationship

Married 1977

Neuchatel Cemetery
Nemaha County
Kansas, USA
Created by: Root Sleuth
Record added: Jun 20, 2009
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Bertha M <i>Nicewander</i> Bonjour
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Bertha M <i>Nicewander</i> Bonjour
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