Bonny Lee Cahill
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Jul

Bonny Lee Cahill (1922-2014)

Bonny Lee Cahill, age 92, formerly of Kenosha, late of Chisago City MN, died Saturday July 26, 2014, at Parmly LifePointes Assisted Living in Chisago.

Bonny was born on January 12, 1922 to the late Emil J. and Jane (Jackson) Larsen in Kenosha WI. She was educated in the schools of Kenosha and graduated from Mary D. Bradford H.S. in 1940.

In 1947 Bonny married John A. Cahill at St. Matthew Church in Kenosha. She was employed as an office manager in the medical field and was also employed by American Brass and US Standard Products. After living in Michigan and Ohio in 1960 she moved to West Allis returning to Kenosha in 1986. She was a diehard lifelong Cubs fan. She was also very involved in local republican politics, ARK Club, St. Matthew’s altar guild and Stephen Ministry.

Bonny is survived by her son Charles A. (Clare) Cahill of Golden Valley MN, daughter Nancy (Jim) McGee of Appleton WI and son-in-law David C. (Carol) Wilkie of St. Paul MN. She is also survived by nine grandchildren Nicholas C. (Jackie) Wilkie; John, Dan and Colin Cahill; Elle, Coco and Reven McGee; Emily and Lydia Wilkie, and one sister Gail L. Casey of Kenosha and several nieces and nephews.

Bonny was preceded in death by her parents, husband John, daughter Susan Wilkie, son Peter David in infancy and sister Betty Jane Bok.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday July 31st 2014 at 11:00AM at St. Matthew Episcopal Church in Kenosha. (5900-7th Avenue) Visitation with the family will be on Thursday at the church from 10:00AM until the time of service. Entombment will follow at Greenridge Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials to the church would be appreciated.

Bonny’s family would like to express their sincere gratitude to Parmly LifePointes and St Croix Hospice for their great and gentle care.

3 comments

  1. Dear Nancy and Charlie and families,
    Dave and I would like to express our sincere sorrow for your loss.
    Hang in there. She was a great lady and will be truly missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing her. She probably sitting in heaven having a cocktail with your Dad. Hugs, Pat

  2. Mary, John, Pat, Jessie St. John July 31, 2014 at 12:33 pm

    Wish we could have been there!
    Love,
    The St. Johns
    We just made it to England

  3. Judy, Mike, Sam & Erin Matzke July 31, 2014 at 3:18 pm

    Aunt Bonny was a special lady, alright…such a rare and wonderful soul. I wish for you – her children and grandchildren – the peace and comfort of the special memories only you share, and that they bring smiles after the tears.

    So very sorry we weren’t able to be with you today.

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