Bonnie Lou Olsen Wickham

March 14, 1936 – July 15, 2019 – (age 83)

Bonnie Lou Olsen Wickham, a life-long resident of Utah, passed away peacefully, at her home on July 15, 2019 at the age of 83.

Bonnie is survived by her five children; Cynthia Lou Wickham (John Hill), Cheryl Ann Wickham, Tina Rae Watts, Robert Clair Wickham (Tracie) and Craig James Wickham (Teri). 19 Grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. She is predeceased by her husband, Clair Montell Wickham, her parents James H. Olsen and Melinda Bauman Olsen along with her 9 siblings.

Bonnie was born in River Heights, Utah on March 14, 1936 to James H. Olsen and Melinda Bauman Olsen. She was the youngest of 10 children. She graduated from South Cache High School.

Bonnie met Clair on a blind date and they were married on November 5, 1954. They were later sealed together, along with their children in the Logan, Utah LDS Temple. They welcomed five beautiful children into this world, who were the most important part of their lives.

Bonnie was a devoted wife and Mother and avid seamstress. She enjoyed reading, puzzles and crosswords. She was also a very talented embroiderer.

She truly enjoyed family get-together’s and reunions. She will be deeply missed by her friends, family, and all who knew her. Our hearts will forever have a vacant spot that cannot be filled.

A graveside service was held Tuesday at the Memorial Redwood Mortuary and Cemetery, 6500 South Redwood Road, Salt Lake City, Utah 84123.

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