Vicki J Bonnell

AMBOY — Vicki J Bonnell, 67, of Amboy, died Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at St John Hospital in Springfield. She was born Feb. 5, 1953 in Dixon the daughter of Eugene and Rosalie (Ankney) Kelly. 

Vicki worked at Allied Locke Industries for the past 39 years. She had also worked with her

sisters in the housekeeping department at O'Connell's Yogi Bear Resort during the summer.  Vicki enjoyed gardening, watching her humming birds, and loved her dogs.

She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Amboy.

Vicki married Jerry Bonnell on July 21, 1973 in Amboy.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Vicki is survived by her husband Jerry; children, Marty (Beth) Bonnell, of Amboy, Kevin Bonnell, of Rockford, Jennifer (Sean) Welker, of Pawnee, IL, James Bonnell, of Amboy; and four grandchildren Konnor, Taylor, Sophia and Reagan Welker.

She is also survived by one brother, Richard "Buck" (Sharon) Kelly, of Amboy; two sisters, Brenda (Doug) McLaughlin, of Sublette, Lois (Pat) Jones, of Amboy; and several nieces and nephews.

Family Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at St Patrick Catholic Church in Amboy burial will follow at St Patrick Cemetery in Maytown. 

A family visitation will be held on Wednesday before the Mass at the Mihm-Jones Funeral Home in Amboy.  

A memorial has been established.

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