Bonnie Blair

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Bonnie Blair

Bonnie Blair died Aug. 21, 2015, in St. George, Utah. She was 81.

A graveside funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 26, at Cedaredge Cemetery with Bishop Nate Tullis conducting.

Bonnie Lorraine Ogden was born in Grand Junction June 20, 1934, to Harry and Vergie Ogden. She spent her childhood in Colorado, Coos Bay, Ore., and Las Vegas, Nev.

She married Collice "Pete" Blair Sr. on July 8, 1950, in Colorado Springs where he was stationed at Fort Carson.

Mrs. Blair was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, holding many callings.

She enjoyed being an Army wife and traveling to Army bases including Germany, Maryland, Texas, Illinois, Georgia and Kentucky.

She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Pete Blair Sr.; a daughter, Kathy (Terry) Howell of Grand Junction; a son, Pete (Debby) Blair Jr. of Cedaredge; nine grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Joyce Barnes of Scenic, Ariz.; a brother, Walter Ogden of Snowflake, Ariz.; and extended family.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Connie, in 1989.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.

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