|Birth: ||Feb. 5, 1899|
North Dakota, USA
Born in North Dakota to Joe Bonnes and Martha Louise Opshal. Came with his parents in 1900, to homestead in Scobey, Montana, growing wheat, raising horses and sheep. Joe and Martha had 8 children,including 3 sets of twins. Harry and his twin sister Olive May were the oldest.
The family purchased a 5 bedroom home from Sears & Roebuck, and built it on thier property. Harry helped his Father on the ranch as he got older. He had taken violin lessons and was a pretty good player.
Unfortunatly one morning, Harry was grinding some feed in the grain elevator, and somehow got caught in the machine, and was carried to his death. He suffered a broken neck. He was just 18 years old. When he failed to come in for supper, his Father went looking for him and discovered what had happened.
Besides his loving parents he left behind his siblings: Olive May, Edith Florence, Lucille Freba, Louella Freba, Carroll Joseph, Alvin M., and Alma V. Many Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, And close friends.
The Bonnes family was very close and everyone was completly devastated by the loss. Harry was well liked and in addition to his family, left many friends behind. The services were held out at the Bonnes Ranch. Pall bearers were his friends: Frank Hughes, Oliver Bystrom, Cecil Marlenee, Alvah Parkhurst, Alfred Evenskass,and Wesley Lasiter. Harry was burried in the Ol Section Of The Scobey Cemetery. Plot 65-F', next to his Uncle, Carl John Opsahl.
Daniels County Cemetery
Plot: 65 F
Created by: Rick Bays
Record added: Mar 21, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35033466
Rest in peace|
Added: Jan. 4, 2015
In memory of Rick's Great Uncle Harry|
K Todd Sherer
Added: Jun. 27, 2011
Rest In Peace Great-Uncle. I wish I had known you.|
Added: Mar. 21, 2009