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Rubin, Bonnie Jean
Bonnie Jean Rubin, 78, of 1463 N. Farnham St., Galesburg, Ill. died 10:05 p.m. Saturday, November 26, 2011 at Rosewood Care Center, Galesburg.

She was born December 29, 1932 in Beresford, S.D. to Delmer E. and Evelyn Olson Nelson. She married John D. Rubin on March 26, 1951 in Vermillion, S.D.

She is survived by her husband of over 60 years, John; two sons, Brian J. (and Alice) Rubin of Galesburg and David E. (and Kathy L.) Rubin of Maricopa, Ariz.; two daughters, Brenda Haynes of Payson, Ariz. and Nancy (and Dennis) Rubin-Harrison of Flagstaff, Ariz.; seven grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Sharon Fidler.

Bonnie Jean was a sales clerk at the former Fleck's and Kardans in Galesburg for several years and retired in 1995. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Galesburg. She graduated from Vermillion High School. Bonnie Jean enjoyed cooking, baking, and gardening and she loved her cats.

Funeral will be 10 a.m. Saturday, December 3, 2011 in Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel. Rev. Melva England will officiate. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the chapel. Cremation will be accorded following the funeral with burial later in Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church or Alzheimer's Association. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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