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Bonnie Goben

March 22, 1940 ~ May 27, 2020 (age 80)


Bonnie M. Goben, 80, of New Boston, Illinois was surrounded by her children and grandchildren as she passed away at home on Wednesday morning, May 27, 2020. 

Per her wishes, cremation has been accorded with a celebration of life to be held at a later date.  Memorials may be left for the Mercer County Animal Shelter.  Dennison Funeral Home, Aledo is assisting the family.

Bonnie was born March 22, 1940 in Aledo, Illinois the daughter of Don and Evelyn Stegall Hedrick.  She married Victor Goben on October 2, 1962 in Viola, Illinois.  They were married until his death on March 22, 2005. 

Bonnie was an avid gardener, enjoyed wildlife and fishing, was a history buff and loved to cook.  She also enjoyed watching wrestling and western movies.

Those left to cherish her memory are her children:  Stephen Goben of New Boston, Illinois, Carol (Greg) Clark of Kahoka, Missouri, Christine Goben of Milan, Illinois, Debbie Goben of Canyon Lake, Texas and Buddy (Michelle) Goben of Asheville, North Carolina; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren and brothers:  Gene and Floyd Hedrick.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sister:  Jo Hedrick and her dedicated German Shepherd Apache.

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