Bonnie Jean Ward

April 10, 1930 - Sept. 21, 2008

Bonnie Jean Ward of Waukesha died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at the age of 78. Bonnie was born in Joliet, Ill., on April 10, 1930, the daughter of the late Edward and Betsy Blatt. She spent her childhood in Joliet and has been a resident of Waukesha since 1960. She enjoyed raising her children and dogs.

Bonnie will be sadly missed by her children, Donald (Jackie) Ward III of Brookfield, Bonnie Jean (Larry) Halverson of Waukesha, Keith (Mary Jo) Ward of Waukesha and Sheryl Drew of Kansas City, Mo.; her nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and her sister, Marilyn (Ed) Schweizer of Fort Collins, Colo. Bonnie is further survived by other relatives and friends.

A private service will be held. Memorials in Bonnie’s name may be directed to the American Cancer Society, N19-W24350 Riverwood Drive, Waukesha, WI 53188 or the Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha County, 701 Northview Road, Waukesha, WI 53187.

The Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-planning Services is serving the family. For further information, call 542-6609 or for an online obituary, directions or to leave a condolence, go to www.waukeshasfuneralhome.com.