Bonnie J. Keast, 78, of Rockford, died Monday, November 25, 2013 in Park Strathmoor Nursing Home from a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. Born August 13, 1935 in Loves Park, Illinois; the daughter of James and Bonnie (Smith) Carter. Bonnie married Gordon D. Keast in Caledonia, Illinois on October 21, 1966. She was a member of the Moose Lodge #295 in Belvidere. She enjoyed being with her family. She is survived by Husband, Gordon; daughter, Joy (David) Lane; son, Walter (Myra) Keast; 4 grandchildren, a sister, Carolyn and two brothers, Tommy and Johnny. Preceded in death by parents, and several brothers and sisters.
Funeral service 10:00 a.m., Saturday, November 30, 2013 in Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Funeral Home, 218 W. Hurlbut Av. Visitation 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday, November 29, 2013 in the funeral home. The family wishes to thank the staff at Park Strathmoor Nursing Home for their care and compassion during her illness.