July 27, 1917 - June 18, 2007
BENKELMAN Bonnie Jean Grant (Fallert) of Benkelman died Monday (June 18, 2007) in Lakewood, Colo., at the age of 89.
Daughter of William F. and Alma Rose Fallert, Bonnie was born July 27, 1917, in Benkelman. She was the youngest of four children, her siblings included; Valieta (Foster), Beryl (Russell) and William "Dale" Fallert.
She grew up and attended school in Benkelman. She was an active member of the United Methodist Church and the Women's Auxiliary and took great joy in being part of the community.
She worked at Jackson's Variety Store, Moses Drug Store, the Dundy County Assay office, and later for Bill Hines in his law office.
Bonnie married her high school sweetheart, Neal Grant on Feb 26, 1938. Together they had four children, Gary, Roger, Lana and Tammy. Bonnie had two grandsons, Mark and Todd.
Even though she moved from Benkelman in 1965, Bonnie always considered Benkelman her home and returned year after year for school reunions and to keep in touch with dear friends. Bonnie always kept her Benkelmen friends and those memories close to her heart no matter where she moved.
Bonnie survived Neal who passed away in 1962. She married David Higbee in 1965, and he passed away in 2004.
Her four children and her grandson, Todd survive Bonnie.
Memorial services will be Saturday, 11 a.m. (MST) at the United Methodist Church in Benkelman, with Rev. Kay Alnor officiating. Services will conclude at the church with a private inurnment being at a later time.
There will be no visitation.