Bonnie Huizenga

Dec. 30, 1936-Feb. 25, 2020


Bonnie A. Huizenga, 83,

passed away at her

daughter’s home on Tues-

day Feb. 25, 2020.

Bonnie was born in

Minot, ND, the daughter

of Bernice and Hamphen

Carlson, the oldest of six

children. She attended

Minot High School and

married her high school

sweetheart Lyle R.

Huizenga in 1958. She

graduated with a BS in

Education and earned her

MA in Social Science

choosing a career as a

school guidance coun-

selor affording her time

with family.

As an Air Force wife,

she enjoyed traveling the

world before settling in

Las Vegas, Nevada in

1976. Bonnie, affec-

tionately called BonBon,

enjoyed entertaining,

cooking, music, nature,

art, and travel. Absolutely

fearless and adventurous,

she is remembered for her

pioneering spirit, whimsi-

cal sense of humor, and

unwavering support of

family and friends, always

putting the needs of oth-

ers first. She believed life

is a gift and looked for-

ward to seeing everyone

again in the resurrection.

She loved Psalm 23 “The

Lord is my shepherd-”

Bonnie was preceded in

death by her parents and

brother John. She is sur-

vived by her two children,

Scott and Christine; si-

blings Gary (Judy),

Stephen (Lucy), and

Bruce Carlson, Debbie

(Richard) Ruiz; brother-

in-law Roger (Floy)

Huizenga; and many rela-


Services were post-

poned due to the Corona-

virus epidemic and are

now scheduled for Nov. 4,

2020. Bonnie will be rest-

ing alongside her husband

at the Southern Nevada

Veterans Memorial

Cemetery in Boulder City,