Elaine Bonneville | Obituary | Gloucester Times
Manchester-by-the-Sea – Elaine Claire Peterson Bonneville died peacefully on January 22, 2023, surrounded by her children at the Kaplan Family members Hospice Household, Danvers, MA.
A very pleased Norwegian, she was born in her grandparent’s homestead farmhouse in the foothills of the Killdeer Mountains, Killdeer, ND on December 30, 1929. The daughter of Charlotte Bergerud Peterson and Clarence Peterson, she was elevated in Bismarck with her older brother Rodney (Pete) by their then solitary mom right up until she married their stage-father, Robert Chase. She and Pete spent summers with aunts, uncles and several cousins in Killdeer, taking pleasure in an energetic childhood in the fantastic outdoor, generating lifelong memories and deep family members connections. Her young brother, Robert Barton Chase, was born when Elaine was in higher school. Following high college, she became the cherished spouse of WWII Army Veteran David Bonneville and lived on the campus of U of ND, Grand Forks until finally shifting with their initially two daughters Annette and Lisa, to Midland, MI wherever David took a place at the Dow Chemical Company. They added son, Matthew, and daughter, Ellen, to their loved ones and designed a strong group in their new property as active members of Trinity Lutheran Church. Elaine served on the creating committee for a new church, was elected president of the Midland Garden Club, was a devoted and loving mother of 4 youngsters, in whom she instilled her powerful perform ethic, love of God and family and treatment for other people. She was a fully commited and innovative homemaker and dedicated volunteer to humanitarian results in with honed talents in sewing, flower gardening, singing, card enjoying, inside decoration and woman scouting. In 1968, the spouse and children moved to the Chicago area exactly where Elaine worked in accounting at a large automotive dealership. Then, on to Minneapolis where she labored for the Douglas Company and David finished his career at Land o’ Lakes. All through her lifetime, Elaine was a casual collector of searching luggage and very small bins. As a youthful baby, her granddaughter Lisa when exclaimed, “Gramma, you have in excess of 200 containers but there is practically nothing in any of them!”. She could not see the speculate and creativeness her grandmother place within.
Elaine dedicated her lifetime to her loved ones, at any time nurturing her special needs son throughout his everyday living, even on her have, adhering to David’s unexpected dying when she was just 54 yrs. At age 80, Elaine moved to an assisted residing local community in Minnetonka, MN where her little ones and grandchildren treated the people to an exhibit of her shopping bag assortment, over 420 in complete, from her numerous travels. When Covid pressured isolation in 2020 and next the dying of her son, she moved to live with daughter Lisa and son-in-law George in Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA. She celebrated her 93rd birthday with good friends who wore many lovely costume hats, saved from her classy wardrobe.
Elaine died and went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ while less than gentle and dignified treatment at the Kaplan Relatives Hospice Residence with her kids at her facet Annette Bonneville of IL, Lisa Bonneville (partner George Davis) of Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA and Ellen Bonneville of MN. She is also survived by 5 grandchildren Dr. Scott Carlson (Tammy), Amy Wilson (Mark), Ryan Jackson, Lisa Jackson (Keesha Smith) and Reece Bonneville, eight excellent-grandchildren, her sisters-in-regulation Kathy Chase, Deanna Bonneville, Virginia Bonneville all of MN, sister-in-regulation Carol Robbins of AZ, and brother-in-law John Bonneville of MN and several loving nieces and nephews. In addition to her mother and father, husband David and son Matthew, Elaine was predeceased by her brothers Rodney Peterson and Robert Barton Chase, sister-in-regulation Delores Peterson and brothers-in-regulation Robert Robbins and Thomas Bonneville.
A private celebration of her life will be held at the Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, MN where her ashes will be interred with her husband and son. Donations can be produced in her memory to the Kaplan Relatives Hospice Dwelling, 75 Sylvan St, Danvers, MA 01923 ([email protected]), or to the Longevity Bench Venture, Inc. for a general public bench in her honor, PO Box 145, Manchester, MA 01944 (). Kindly include a notice, in memory of Elaine Bonneville.