Bonnie Lea Howard McCorkhill
Bonnie Lea Howard McCorkhill, born June 10, 1938, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend went home to be with the Lord on November 13, 2009. She is survived by the love of her life, Gary Lee McCorkhill, three children: Scott Howard McCorkhill of Morro Bay, California, Tia Ann Noxon (Robert) of Wichita, Kansas, and Randy McCorkhill (Joan) of Bozeman, Montana, and four grandchildren: Bekah and Jake Noxon and Shelby and Hunter McCorkhill.
Bonnie was born and raised on a ranch in Powderhorn, Colorado, and attended grades 1-8 in Powderhorn and graduated from Gunnison, County High School in 1956. She then attended nursing school at St. Mary Corwin School of Nursing in Pueblo, Colorado, graduating in 1959.
Bonnie and Gary were married on September 12, 1959, in Gunnison, Colorado. In September 2009 they were able to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.
She was preceded in death by her parents David and Ruth Howard and in-laws Ted and Jean McCorkhill. She is survived by Peggy Lue Reece of Gunnison, CO; Patsy Brown of Cortez, CO; Donna Bratton of Gunnison, CO; Edward Howard of Grand Junction, CO; Michael Howard of Anchorage, AK; and Pollyann Hayden of Mancos, CO and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorial services were held on Monday, November 16, 2009, at Allenspark Community Church located at 16 Washington Street in Allenspark, CO.
Memorials may be given to Allenspark Community Church or Allenspark Fire Protection District.