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Bonnie L. Gallus

Bonnie L. Gallus
Born: Feb 04, 1944
Died: Dec 19, 2016

 Bonnie L. Gallus, 72 of Chinook, went to be with the Lord on December, 19th 2016.  She died peacefully at Northern Montana Hospital surrounded by family.  Visitation will be held at Edwards Funeral Home, Monday, December 26, 2016 at 7:00 PM in Chinook.  Funeral services will be Saturday, December 31, 2016, 11:00 AM at the Lloyd Sweet Auditorium in Chinook.

Bonnie was born February 4, 1944 to Edward and Hazel (Kruse) Magda.  She attended school in Chinook, graduating in 1962.  She then attended Northern Montana College in Havre earning her teaching degree.  In 1967 she married Donald Gallus, her best friend and soulmate.  Together they lived in Harlem until 1973, when she became pregnant with their son Scott and moved to Chinook.  Bonnie taught school in Zurich, Harlem and Chinook until retiring in 2002, having taught for thirty-two years.  Bonnie enjoyed teaching and had a hard time leaving the school system.  After her teaching career, Bonnie enjoyed her time on the Blaine County Library Board and Garden Club.  She also enjoyed spending time coloring, playing games and just being with her grandchildren, Sasha, Alexis and Timothy.  She worked with them often, helping with everything from their ABC’s to learning to read and do math. 
Bonnie is survived by her husband Don of 49 years, Scott (Jessica) Gallus and their children, Sasha, Alexis, and Timothy of Chinook.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Ed and Hazel Magda and a half sister Eileen Doney.
Condolences for Bonnie’s family may be left at edwardsfuneralhomemt.com.  Edwards Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Public Guest Book

Dec 30th
Peggy & Bill Kimball
Don, Scott & family,
Our most sincere condolences to you all. Bonnie was a good friend who always put others ahead of herself. She is finally at peace. You are in our prayers. All our love,
Peggy & Bill
Jan 1st
Bill Miller
Dear Don and family,
We were so sorry to hear of Bonnie's long suffering illness and her passing. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her. She touched so many lives.
Jan 2nd
Vicky and Duane Campbell
God bless you all. Bonnie was such a sweetheart, and a very special lady. She will be sorely missed by all her family, friends, and former students. We feel blessed to have known Bonnie, and she will always hold a special place in our hearts. We pray the Lord will provide comfort in your time of grief, and lovely memories of all the wonderful times you will recall each time you think of Bonnie. God bless you all.


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