Bonnie Lee Bendall of Salt Lake City, Utah, formerly of Paonia, died Monday, May 7, 2012. She was 73.
Mrs. Bendall was born Feb. 28, 1939, in Paonia, to Newton and Martha (Richards) Rasmussen. She graduated valedictorian from Paonia High School in 1957. While in high school she attended Western State College and received an associate degree in music. After she completed her education at Central Business College in Denver, she was hired by the FBI as a secretary in Washington, D.C.
She married William Bendall on May 21, 1959, in Bradbury Park, Md. They were later sealed in the Salt Lake Temple on Aug. 18, 1972.
Mrs. Bendall was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints where she held many callings including teaching Gospel Doctrine. She enjoyed gardening, shopping, her family and decorating her home. She played the piano.
She is survived by her husband, Pat Bendall; her children, Coy Bendall, Lee Bendall and his wife Sharla, and Holly Matheson and her husband Mike; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
A funeral service was held May 12 at Rosecrest 2nd Ward in Salt Lake City.
Memorial contributions may be made to the LDS Perpetual Education Fund or the LDS Missionary Fund.
Holbrook Mortuary is Salt Lake City, Utah, handled the arrangements.blog comments powered by Disqus