Friday, December 19, 2014



Yvonne “Bonnie” Olson, 75, Pomona, Kan., passed away Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, at St. Joseph Medical Center, Kansas City, Mo.

Cremation is planned. A memorial service is set for 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, at Dengel & Son Mortuary, Ottawa. Family is expected to meet with friends 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, at the funeral home.

Bonnie was born Sunday, April 17, 1938, in Hoyt, Kan., the daughter of James & Valerie (Green) Bausch.

She graduated from Hoyt High School with the class of 1956.

Bonnie was united in marriage with Dean Olson June 17, 1957, in Hoyt, Kan. He survives at their home in Pomona, where they lived since 1966.

Other survivors include her three children, James Still, Los Angeles, Trucia Putney and husband, Bill, Pomona, and Steve Olson, Pomona; brother, Jerry Bausch and wife, Joyce, Mayetta, Kan.; sister, Donna Martin and husband, Bruce, Topeka; brother, Robert Bausch and wife, Susan, Marion, Ill.; and six grandchildren, Rachell and Justin Putney, Janessa Whittington, and Bailey, Mia and Kylee Olson.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and sister, Margie Bausch.

Bonnie served on the board of directors and was employed as vice-president/cashier for Citizen’s State Bank in Pomona for 38 years before retiring in 2007.

She was a member of the Michigan Valley United Methodist Church.

Bonnie was a coach’s wife and an avid KU basketball fan. She was known as “Grandma” to many who knew her. She had a strong work ethic, and loved working in her flower garden, watching birds and butterflies.

The family suggests memorial contributions to Michigan Valley United Methodist Church through Dengel & Son Mortuary, 235 S. Hickory St., Ottawa KS 66067.

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