Bonnie Kennemer

1939 – 2023

On Thursday, January 12, 2023, Bonnie Carol Kennemer, loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother passed away at the age of 83.  Bonnie was born May 9, 1939 in Edmond, OK to Fred and Ernestine (Overstreet) Hatchel.  She was the 3rd of 7 children.

She worked as a bank teller and later became the church secretary of Lone Star Baptist Church.  After several years she retired from that position and enjoyed spending time spoiling her grandchildren.

In 1957, a dear friend of Bonnie’s set her up on a blind date with Ron Kennemer.  They became the love of each other’s lives, were married on June 8, 1958, and were together for 63 years.  They raised 3 sons, Tim, Todd, and Colt.

Bonnie LOVED taking care of her family, was an EXCELLENT cook, and a friend to everyone!

Bonnie is preceded in death by her husband Ron, both of her parents, 3 brothers, and 1 sister (who passed in infancy).  She is survived by her 3 sons, Tim and his wife Teresa, Todd, and Colt and his wife Mariah; 6 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; 2 brothers; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will take place on Monday, Jaunary 16, 2023 from 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. at Matthews Funeral Home. Funeral services will take place at 2:00 P.M. on Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at Lone Star Baptist Church. Internment will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.

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