Oct. 15, 1933-April 14, 2005
LaVonne L. "Bonnie" Teply, 71, of Palisade, died Thursday (April 14, 2005) at Community Hospital of McCook.
She was born Oct. 15, 1933, in Hershey to George and Celia M. (Bodell) Marquette. As a youth the family moved to Sarben where she graduated from the Paxton High School with the class of 1950. She attended Wesleyan University in Lincoln and North Platte Business College, graduating in 1953. She was employed at the old Memorial Hospital in North Platte and later transferred to Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs, Colo. She returned to North Platte in 1972 and was employed at the Game Commission as a bookkeeper.
On May 31, 1974, she married Charles Teply at the Methodist Church in Paxton. The couple farmed and ranched in Hayes County for 25 years and then retired to Palisade.
She was preceded in death by her father, George; her step-father, Leonard Lawyer; an infant sister, Wanda June; a nephew Randy Marquette; and a sister-in-law, Dorothy Marquette.
Survivors include her husband, Charles Teply of Palisade; her mother, Celia Lawyer of North Platte; brothers, Gordon Marquette and wife, Bonnie of Trenton and George Marquette and wife, Joyce of Paxton; step-brother, Mike Lawyer and wife, Michelle of Omaha; and her aunt, June Barnard of Denver.
Services are Tuesday, 11 a.m., at the Palisade United Methodist Church with Jerry Beckenhauer officiating. Inurnment will be in the Sutherland Cemetery.
Memorials are being accepted in her name.
Friends may sign the book at the funeral home during business hours or may leave condolences on-line at www.carpenterbreland.com
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.