The Bakersfield Californian
Tuesday, February 8, 1943
FAMOSA PIONEER TAKEN BY DEATH
Mark Haven Bon, 64, Dies at Hospital: Services Slated Tuesday
Mark Haven Bon Pioneer of Kern County and owner and operator of Bon's cafe at Famosa, passed away Saturday at a local hospital. Mr. Bon was an active member of the Spanish American War Veterans and was very well known throughout Kern County. He died at the age of 64 having lived at Famosa for 30 years.
He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Katie Bon of Famosa; his father, C. D. Bon of Nebraska; a son, Frank Bon of Seattle; three stepdaughters, Mrs. W. R. Loerke of Iowa; Mrs. Marshall McGill of Missouri and Mrs. Kermitt Barr of Nebraska; three brothers, Ben Bon of Fresno, G. B. Bon of Oregon and W. F. Bon of Washington; three sisters, Mrs. Mary Wathen of Berkeley, Mrs. Helen Griffith of Nebraska and Mrs. Leila Angle of Minnesota.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday afternoon at 1 o'clock in Payne & Son Chapel. Interment will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park.