Bonny J. Copeland

Bonny J. Copeland

Bonny June Copeland, 88, of Salina, Kansas, passed away Thursday, March 12, 2020. Bonny was born in Valentine on June 19, 1931, daughter of the late Lillian Alberta (Clayton) and Albert Marion Osburn.

On September 10, 1953, she married Earl Copeland, in Crookston.

Survivors include daughters, LaFawn Matney (Troy) of Maple Hill, KS, Mayda Zimmerman (Jim) of Gering, Anita Wiechman (Dan) of Salina, and Dixie Copeland-Carker (Rick) of Hoyt, KS; and sons, Travis Copeland of Salina, and Justin Copeland of Lincoln, KS.

She is also survived by eight grandchildren, Jim Matney, Lana Matney, Jeff Zimmerman, Josh Zimmerman, Megan Rood, Sam Wiechman, Eli Wiechman, Hannah Jones; and six great grandchildren, Kylie Mercer, Jacob Matney, Jaycee Bolen, Arielle Rood, Addison Rood, Jackson Jones; two great great grandchildren, Nahla Mercer, Harper Mercer; sister, Betty Copeland, of Valentine and brother-in-law, Darrel Copeland, of Salina, KS.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Earl LeRoy Copeland; sisters, Bernice Osburn, Hazel Brown, and Helen Olson; and brothers, Russel Osburn, Robert Osburn, Dick Osburn, Ray Osburn.

Visitation was Sunday, March 15 at Carlson-Geisendorf Funeral Home.

Graveside service was held Monday, March 16 at Sparks Cemetery in Sparks.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Salina, or Sparks Cemetery Fund in care of Carlson-Geisendorf Funeral Home, 500 S. Ohio, Salina, Kansas 67401.

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