Bonnie Lou Graham

Jul 7, 1941 – Sep 19, 2016

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Bonnie Lou (Anderson) Graham passed away in the early morning hours of September 19, 2016 after a long illness. She was born July 7, 1941 in Grove City, Minnesota to Helen and Alton Anderson. She grew up and lived her entire life in West Seattle, but looked forward to her visits back to Minnesota each summer to see her grandmothers and family. Bonnie attended West Seattle High school. After marrying the love of her life, Gene, they settled in Highland Park to raise their two boys, Donny & Jeff. Bonnie and her ‘boys’ spent many summers and weekends camping and enjoying the outdoors. She and Gene also enjoyed many years camping with the Wheeling Eagles. She was always the consummate hostess and all felt welcome in her home. After a long successful career in the Restaurant industry, Bonnie took time off to be with her boys. Once they grew up, she started a new career in accounting; eventually becoming a partner in the Siemens and Co firm in West Seattle. She retired 3 years ago.

Bonnie is reunited now with her beloved Gene, her parents, and her grandson Kristopher Graham. She is survived by her sister, Barbara Voliva, her sons Donny (Cheryl) and Jeff (Laurelee (Laurie)) and her beloved grandchildren: Tim, Rebekah, Jordan and Chase Graham; Amber Armstrong, Chelsea Bridges, Mitchell Brock and Amanda Brown; and 4 great grandchildren.

The family wishes to thank her caring doctors and the staff at Highline Medical Center for their care over the past several years. Also to her dear friends, Art and Cathy Snow, and Judy who helped make it possible for her to stay in her home.

At her request, the family will have a private gathering at the Ocean and will set Bonnie and Gene free to continue their adventures together. Keep Dancing. 

Remembrances can be posted on the link www.BonneyWatson.com/BonnieGraham.

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Terrylee Smith
Enumclaw, wa
Oct 7, 2016

To an amazing woman who changed my life, taught me so much and shared much of her life with me. May you find peace, dance, and most of all know how much you will always be love by those left behind. You touched many and will be held close to our hearts, memories will flow bringing a hidden smile that only we understand. And thank you for all the recipes you shared with me. Give Gene, my son Kristopher, Grandpa and Grandma Anderson and my dad Teddy all hugs and kisses from me. Iíll Love you always Terrylee Smith

Ruthie Goetz
Burien, WA
Oct 7, 2016

Dear Bonnie You are for sure dancing and singing in the rain with the angels. So very happy we got to be friends. I will forever treasure our lunch dates.

Love, Prayer to your family whom you were so very proud of.

Laurelee Graham
Bothell, WA
Oct 7, 2016

WE miss you so much already.

You have been a treasure in my life.

Thank you for raising my husband to be the man that he is. Thank you for being such a huge presence in my children's lives.

I am so glad you are finally with Gene, Kris and your amazing mom & dad. I know how terribly much you missed them.

We will miss you that much; until we meet again.

Much love.

Sandra J Boushee
Seattle, WA
Oct 7, 2016

Bonnie will be missed dearly by so many! She was a wonderful friend!

Gwen Ortiz BALDWIN
Tacoma, Wa
Oct 6, 2016

Cheryl Graham
Bonneylake, Wa
Oct 6, 2016

Mom Bonnie, I love you and will miss you bunches!! Thank you for always being there for me and loving me back! I especially will miss our lunch dates! You will live on in all our hearts forever! Say Hi to daddy Gene for me Mom!!!!

Rebekah Graham
Bonney Lake, WA
Oct 6, 2016

Rena Gottwig
Shoreline, Wa
Oct 6, 2016

Sending my love to Bonnie's boys. She loved her family deeply

cathy snow
Seattle, Wa
Oct 6, 2016

Bonnie will always hold a large part in my heart. She was a fabulous friend and will remember all the camping trips and trips to Vegas. I am happy the her and Gene will finally be together. She missed him so much. Enjoy yourself Bonnie! I will miss you greatly. Love you!

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