Bonna (Bonnie) Criswell Obituary

Bonna (Bonnie)   Criswell
Bonna (Bonnie) Criswell

July 14, 1936 - July 24, 2021
Born in Buffalo Center, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Bonna (Bonnie) B. Criswell, 85, passed away on July 24, 2021 at EveryStep Hospice after a short illness. She was born in Buffalo Center, IA on July 14, 1936 to George and Dorothy Weaver.

She graduated from Buffalo Center High School in 1953. She then attended The American Institute of Business (AIB). It was there where she met the love of her life, Don. They were married on November 18, 1956 and welcomed a set of identical twins, Susan and Sandra, in 1960. Bonnie worked at Qwest in various positions within the company until she retired in 1996.

Family was very important to Bonnie and she cherished her time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She is proceeded in death by her husband of 60 years, Don; parents, George and Dorothy Weaver; siblings, Beulah, Dick, and Bob; and grandson, David Chavez.

Bonnie is survived by her daughters Susan (Wayne) Killgore and Sandra Lynch; grandchildren Jason (Megan) Fouche, Jamie Chavez, Brock (Mary) Boehm, Danielle Boehm, Jensen (Shelby) Boehm, McKenzie (Alynn) McKinnon, and Connor (Julia) Lynch, and 13 great-grandchildren and her fur baby, Buddy.

Interment will be at Masonic Cemetery following a private family graveside service.

Memorial contributions may be directed to EveryStep Hospice at 3000 Easton Blvd, Des Moines, IA 50317.




Funeral Home
Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322