Bonnie L. Dixon
Aug. 29, 1943 — Feb. 7, 2016
Bonnie L. Dixon of Eagle passed away peacefully on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, at her home at age 72. She was born in Beloit on Aug. 29, 1943, the daughter of Douglas and Marion (nee Hahn) Wenman.
On August 19, 1972, she married Donald Dixon. Bonnie was a very loved and devoted first-grade teacher for the New Berlin School District for 40 years. She enjoyed the outdoors, swimming, was an avid gardener and was a huge Green Bay Packers fan. Bonnie was a faithful member of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church. She will always be remembered for her personable and lovable nature and as a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend.
Bonnie was the beloved wife of Donald Dixon of Eagle; loving mother of Elaine Asby of Eagle, Gregory (Sharon Kay) Dixon of Eagle, Michael Dixon of Eagle, Jeff Dixon of Muskego and Robert (Tami) Dixon of Waterford; dear grandmother of 14 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; and cherished sister of Lois (James) Hazlewood of Mesquite, Nev., and Douglas (Jan) Wenman of Beloit. She is further survived by 11 nieces and nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Visitation will be held on Friday, Feb. 12, from 2:00 p.m. until the time of the 4:00 p.m. funeral service at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 300 Carroll St., Waukesha, WI 53186. The Rev. Kathy Boadwine will preside. Private burial will be held on Saturday at Clinton Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Bonnie’s name are appreciated to St. Luke’s Lutheran Church or to the ALS Association WI Chapter, 3333 N. Mayfair Road, Suite 104, Wauwatosa, WI 53222.
Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, Crematory and Preplanning Services is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call the funeral home at 262-5474035 or visit our website at www.randledable.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.