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Bonnie J. Todd

August 27, 1933 — January 24, 2019

Bonnie Todd

Bonnie Jean “Behlke” Todd was born August 27, 1933, to Leonard C. and Ethel F. (Langdale) Behlke in Burchard, Nebraska. Bonnie grew up and attended school in Benkelman, Nebraska, graduating from Benkelman High School in 1951.

Bonnie was united in marriage to Norman “Duaine” Todd, on January 19, 1951, at the United Methodist Church of Benkelman and to this union two children were born; Galen and Tris. The couple settled in Benkelman where they made their home for many years.

Bonnie was employed in several different locations in Benkelman including, the Montgomery-Ward Store, the Circle B Cafe, and League Builders. She and Duaine managed the bowling alley and owned and operated Todd’s café for several years.

Bonnie was a member of Zion Lutheran Church of Benkelman. She enjoyed crocheting, and working with stain glass. She especially enjoyed her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Bonnie passed away Thursday evening, January 24, 2019, at the Hillcrest Nursing Home of McCook. She was 85 years of age.

Survivors Include:
Son: Galen Todd and wife, Susan, of Wauneta, NE
Daughter: Tris Todd of Goodland, KS
Grandchildren: Shari (Joel) Harry, Scott (Leslie) Todd, Michael (Diana),
Todd, Steven (Shauna) Todd, Sara Bardsley and
(Landon Lemburg)
Nicole, Dana and Carly Hearon, Caroline and Tenley Todd,
Payton and Jackson Brady, Taylor Hiett and Taylon Todd,
Karsyn, Katie, Brayton and Brody Todd, Halle and Kenzie
Brother: Bill Behlke and wife Pat, of Palmer, AK
Sister-In-Law: Donna Behlke of Benkelman, NE
Brother-In-Law: Bernard Flemister of Yuma, CO
Numerous Nieces and Nephews

Bonnie was preceded in death by her parents, husband; Duaine, sisters; Donna DeAragon and Delorise Flemister, brother; Bob Behlke .

Funeral Services will be held Friday, February 8, 2019, 11:00 A.M. (Mountain Time) at the Zion Lutheran Church of Benkelman, NE with Pastor Doug Hjelmstad officiating. Inurnment will follow at the Benkelman Cemetery, Benkelman

A memorial has been suggested to the Community Hospital Home Health and Hospice of McCook, NE.

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