Jean E. Bonar Wall, 72, of Galva, died at 11:38 PM, Thursday, May 8, 2014 at the Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria.
Cremation has been accorded and a Celebration of Life service will be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, May 14 at Rux Funeral Home in Galva. Pastor Don Reul will officiate. Visitation will be held from 12:30 PM until the time of the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be directed to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or to COPS Cancer at OSF St. Mary Medical Center in Galesburg.
She was born August 17, 1941 in Galva, the daughter of Everett and Clara (Lambert) Bonar. She is survived by her children, Mike Goodrich, Carri (Jerry) Story, Corey (Keri) Jamison and Peggy Goodrich Hendricks, seven grandchildren, Angie and Michelle Briggs, Brandon and April Story, Amber (Marco) Pecaj, Noah Hendricks and Lauren Jean Jamison and two great grandchildren, Shaylee and Avirre Briggs. She was preceded in death by her parents, step-father, LeRoy Kelley and two brothers, Everett “Bud” and Don Bonar.
Jean graduated from Galva High School in 1959. She had worked as the manager of Mutual Electric in Kewanee. She enjoyed boating, fishing, gardening and especially her family.