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Bonnie J. Cole

February 23, 1931 ~ November 12, 2018 (age 87)

Bonnie Jean Cole was born Feb. 23, 1931, to Tom and Panzy Wagner in Mitchell, South Dakota.

Bonnie passed away in Phoenix on Nov. 12, 2018.

Her parents moved here to the Lower Valley when Bonnie was 1 year old. Bonnie graduated from Flathead County High School. She attended Nazarene College in Napa, Idaho, graduating with an accounting degree.

In 1950 Bonne married Les Chandler. She was employed by Doug’s Mobile Homes as their officer manager for 18 years. Later, she was office manager for Roy Stanley Motors for 12 years. Her last employment was for Don K Motors for eight years as officer manager. Bonnie retired in 1996.

In September 2001 Bonnie married Sam Cole, her surviving husband.

Bonnie’s life was about loving all who knew her. She was kind, generous, gracious, forgiving, and full of faith in God. Many will miss her lovely smile and love.

Bonnie is also survived by her children, Don Chandler and Linda Chandler; also her grandchildren, Mike and Amanda.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, at Cornerstone Church, across the street from Buffalo Hill Funeral Home on Highway 93 North. Burial will be private at C.E. Conrad Memorial Cemetery in Kalispell.

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