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Bonita Sue Hamblin

April 29, 1947 ~ March 17, 2020 (age 72)

Obituary

Bonita Sue Hamblin, age 72, of Stromsburg, Nebraska, passed away March 17, 2020 at the Midwest Covenant Home in Stromsburg
A celebration of life service will be held at a later date at Salem Lutheran Church, Stromsburg, Nebraska with Pastor Brenda Pfeifly officiating. A private inurnment was held at the Haddam Cemetery in Haddam, Kansas.
Bonita was born April 29, 1947 to Nelson Mapes and Georgia Louise Hamblin in Belleville, Kansas. She, along with her mother, brother Calvin and twin sister Anita lived with Grandma Marjorie and Grandpa Will Roberts while their dad was in the service.
When she was four year old her dad returned from the service and they moved into a home next door to Grandma and Grandpa. She attended elementary school in Belleville, Jamestown and Leoti, Kansas. In the spring of 1961 the family moved to Stromsburg, Nebraska. Bonita graduated from Stromsburg High School in 1965.
Bonita started her babysitting career at the age of ten. She enjoyed her kids of all ages. She had the pleasure of babysitting second and third generations. She also did some typing, bookkeeping and secretarial work. She worked at the City of Stromsburg for almost 30 years as office clerk where she read meters for over 20 years.
Bonita enjoyed her many friends of all ages from the youngest to the oldest. She appreciated all the help and support they gave her. They were always there for her in her time of need.
Bonita is survived by her brother, Calvin Hamblin and wife Doris of Denver, Colorado, twin sister, Anita Van Cleave and husband Dean of Lincoln; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends and "special kids, grandkids and great grandkids." She will be remembered for her chocolate chip cookies and photographs.
She was preceded in death by her parents Nelson and Georgia Hamblin.
Dubas Funeral Home of Osceola and Stromsburg has been entrusted with arrangements.
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