Tuesday, July 29, 2014
FAIRFIELD-SUISUN, CALIFORNIA
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Nordean Jo Bonser

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From page A4 | May 16, 2014 |

June 8, 1938 – May 11, 2014

Nordean Jo Bonser of Fairfield took her place in God’s glorious choir Mother’s Day, May 11, 2014, after a short illness, surrounded by her adoring family.

Born to Norbin and Marie Thompson in Scottsbluff, Neb., she moved with her parents and sister, Unita, as a young girl to Oregon before settling in Vallejo, Calif., where she met and married Bob.

After living in Vallejo for eight years and beginning their family with sons Robbie and Ronnie, and daughter, Ryvonne, they moved to Fairfield, where they completed their family with daughter Robin, then raised their children and loved each other for the next 50 years.

Nordean and Bob shared their lives with others also, including the Armijo wrestling teams in the 1970s, hugging, encouraging and sometimes taking teams to matches. Mrs. “B”s Ice Cream Shop was one of Nordean’s favorite places in the 1980s, where she was Mrs. “B.” Whether it was an ice cream cone, a chicken salad sandwich, or a squirt from her squirt gun for getting out of hand at the video games, you were sure to receive attention from Mrs. “B.” For the past few years, Nordean was a member of New Hope Nazarene Church, where laughs, tears, hugs, and prayers were handed out without limits.

She is survived by her husband, Robert “Bob” Bonser; son, Robbie (DeDe) Bonser; daughters, Ryvonne Bonser (Mike Bruno) and Robin (Warren) Underwood; grandchildren, Treana (Will) Kidd, Cori Bonser, Devin and Jewel Underwood, Amanda, Ashley and Angelina Bruno; great-granddaughter, Lily Bonser;  sister, Unita Honeywell; numerous sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends galore.

Nordean was preceded in death by her parents, Norbin & Marie Thompson; and her son, Ronnie Bonser.

Friends and Family are invited to attend Nordean’s visitation from 3 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 15 at Fairfield Funeral Home, 1750 Pennsylvania Ave., Fairfield, Calif. Her funeral service will be held at 10 a.m.  Friday, May 16, at New Hope Nazarene Church, 1891 Woolner Avenue, #E, Fairfield, Calif., followed by a graveside service at the Suisun Fairfield Cemetery, 1707 Union Avenue, Fairfield, Calif.

Arrangements under the care of Fairfield Funeral Home, 707-425-1041.

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  • VickeyMay 15, 2014 - 7:07 pm

    One of the most beautiful spiritual women to have crossed my path. God knew what He was doing by bringing this Godly women to New Hope Church many years ago. Thank you for the encouraging words, prayers, smiles, hugs, laughs and for being my kitchen queen at my wedding this past December. Thank you for showing me what a classy grandma looks like too. I will strive everyday to try to be half the women you were. I will miss your beautiful voice behind me in church.

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  • Lauren StrouseMay 16, 2014 - 8:53 am

    I met Nordean at her ice cream shop. My toddler daughter loved her meatloaf sandwiches with sprouts and peppermint ice cream. Nordean used to laugh whenever she asked for the ice cream because of the way she pronounced peppermint. I worked at the shop part-time for a while when her girls weren't available. Nordean was such a delight. Her chicken soup was what I craved whenever I was sick. She told me once the secret was using a pressure cooker to cook the chicken. All the locals were so sad when the shop closed. It was a favorite lunch spot for many because they got good food and a warm welcome. Nordean was cook and counselor. Always had a an open ear for someone who needed to talk about their problems. My condolences to all the family.

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  • Kent (Sam) VineyardJune 25, 2014 - 11:46 pm

    I love you Mrs. Bonser and will never forget you!

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