from the Lake Villa - Lindenhurst Review 9 December 1999
W. Roy Bonner
Life-long Millburn resident, W. Roy Bonner, 83, died Dec. 1
at his home.
Mr. Bonner was born July 22, 1916 in Millburn, the son of
the late William M. and Ethel (McGuire) Bonner. He was a
farmer all his life and also worked for Quaker Oats Co. in
Barrington. On Dec. 22, 1941, he married Nita Truax in
Millburn. He attended Millburn Congregational Church, and
was a member of the Lake County Farm Bureau and the Board
of Directors of the Millburn Cemetery. He was active with
the Lake County Fair and was an auxiliary member of the
Lake Villa Fire Department.
Survivors include his wife, Nita; three sons, William A.
(Kathlyn) of Ft. Calhoun, Neb.; David C. (Ann) and Stephen
R. (Eileen), all of Millburn; three daughters, Jane
(Bernard) Weber of Millburn, Debra (Peter) Bol of
Lindenhurst, and Mary (Mike) Ksioszk of Lake Villa; 15
grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; and his
brother, J. Harold Bonner of Walworth. Funeral services
were held Dec. 4 at the Strang Funeral Home of Antioch with
the Rev. Paul Meltzer of the Millburn Congregational Church
officiating. Interment was in Millburn Cemetery. Those
desiring may make contributions to the Millburn
Congregational Church in his memory.