Idaho State Journal, 09/23/12
PORTAGE, Utah - Our sweet yet feisty mom, Bonnie John Cheney, 87, passed away peacefully on September 20, 2012.
She was born on August 21, 1925, in Malad, Idaho, to Edward and Elizabeth Owens.
She married Arthur Fal John in 1946; he passed away in 1966. She married Mack Cheney in 1978; he passed away in 2002.
Bonnie's greatest joy in life was her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She had a special bond with each and every one of them. She was a lifelong member of the LDS Church.
She is survived by her children, Eddy (Shirley) John, Bartlesville, Okla., Fran (Wayne) Price, Pocatello, Idaho, Marilyn Cason, The Woodlands, Texas, Janet (Jerry) King, Riverton, Utah, Wendy (Bill) Wack, Magna, Utah, Leon (Sharon) Cheney, Riverton, Utah, Anne (Mike) Broderick, Nampa, Idaho, Steve (Pat) Cheney, Nampa, Idaho, and Gary (Sherrie) Cheney, Simi Valley, Calif.; 32 grandchildren; 65 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Graveside services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, September 27, 2012, at the Portage Cemetery, Portage, Utah. Friends and family may call Wednesday, 6 to 8 p.m. at Peel Funeral Home, 8525 W. 2700 S., Magna, Utah. Online condolences: www.peelfuneralhome.com
In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Alzheimer's Association Utah Chapter, 855 E. 4800 S., Salt Lake City, Utah 84107 or www.alz.org/utah
Published in Idaho State Journal on September 22, 2012