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Bonita Lee (Shaduck) WenbergJanuary 5, 1948 ~ October 24, 2017 (age 69)
Bonita (Bonnie) Lee Wenberg passed away peacefully at her home on October 24, 2017 at the age of 69. A celebration of life will be held at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, December 3, 2017 at the Heppner Seventh-Day Adventist Church on Minor St. Bonnie was born in Little Falls, Minnesota on January, 5th 1948, to Melvin and Lillian Shadduck. She graduated from Andrews University with Bachelors a bachelor’s degree in Nursing, she then went on to graduate from The University of Washington with a Masters of Nursing Degree. She loved her family, traveling, hiking, canoeing, baking and cooking, weaving baskets, sewing, and watching her grandkids. She began life in motion at Little Falls, Minnesota, enjoying growing up in a lakeside home built by her dad. At 15, she moved to Berrien Springs, Michigan with her mom and siblings where she eventually met and married her husband Ken. While on the west coast for her Master’s degree they fell in love with the Pacific Northwest. Though medical school and married life would take them to Mexico, California, and Michigan, as planned they eventually returned to Oregon & Washington in 1987. She raised 6 children, started her own business and lived her favorite song “I will follow Him” by Peggy March, with her beloved husband Ken. She is preceded in death by her parents, her older sister Pamela (Shadduck) Williams and her grandson Wales Wenberg. Bonita is survived by her husband, of 47 years marriage, Kenneth Wenberg, her six children Erik Wenberg (and wife Cynthia), Heidi Wenberg, Lars Wenberg (and significant other Varonica Abbott), Peter Wenberg (and life partner Sheena Shank), Nels Wenberg, and Mindy Faley (and husband Trevir) . She also leaves her 12 grandchildren, Sebastian, Akaina, Noah, Malychi, AnnaGrace, Mazie, Hailey, Abigail, Nickolas, Andrew, Lindsay and Ezekiel, and in addition her two younger sisters: Terrie Myers and Candice Johnson and many nieces and nephews. A celebration of life for Bonita was held on November 19, at the Cedarhome Seventh-Day Adventist church in Stanwood, WA. With a private family interment at the Darrington Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Adventist Development and Relief Agency, 12501 Old Columbia Pike, Silver Springs, MD 20904 or online at Https:// ADRA-Org. Specify Disaster Relief. Arrangements under the direction of Gilbertson Funeral Home, Stanwood, Washington.