Bonnie Jean Depew Longerbeam
September 14, 2013
Bonnie Jean Depew Longerbeam, 82, of Lisbon, died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, at St. Luke's Hospital, Cedar Rapids.
Bonnie's funeral was Tuesday, Sept. 10, at 10 a.m. at Morgan Funeral Choices, Mount Vernon, by Rev. Thomas Mattson. Her visitation was Monday from 5 until 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Bonnie is buried next to her husband, Jim, in Lisbon Cemetery.
Surviving Bonnie are her son, Terry (Carla) of Fairfield; two grandsons, James Joseph "J.J." of Marion and Kyle of Port Alsworth, Ark.; a granddaughter, Jessica Longerbeam of West Des Moines; two great-grandsons, Oliver James and Asher Joseph of Marion; a brother, Connie (Cecile "Sissy") Depew of Westmoreland, Kan.; and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding Bonnie in death were her parents; husband, Jim; and sister, Donna and her husband Jim McVean.
Bonnie was born March 20, 1931, in Greenleaf, Kan., the daughter of Charles and Genevieve Spencer Depew. She graduated from Greenleaf High School in 1949. Bonnie married Jim Longerbeam on April 27, 1954, in Washington, Kan. He died on March 28, 1995. The couple moved to Lisbon in 1959. Bonnie shared in the responsibility in raising their son, Terry, and owning and operating the Sutliff General Store.
Cards and condolences may be directed to Terry Longerbeam, 1105 S 6th St., Fairfield, IA, 52556.
Online condolences may be posted at www.morganfuneralchoices.com.