Leaf River Register, Friday, July 18, 1947

Mrs. Cora Bonjour Dies

Mrs. Cora Kendall Bonjour, 77, wife of William Bonjour of Stockton, died at her home Wednesday, July 9.

The daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Perrin Allen, she was born May 7, 1870, and was married to Truman W. Kendel Nov. 24, 1902. Mr. Kendel died in June of 1936. Her marriage to William Bonjour occurred in 1942.

Surviving are her husband; a son Fay Kendel, of Springfield; three sisters, Mrs. Mary Miller, Oak Park; Mrs. Emma Liddle, Chicago, and Mrs. Sarah Paul of Leaf River; three stepdaughters, and one stepson.

Funeral services, conducted by the Rev. J. M. Beck of Elizabeth, were held Saturday, July 12, at Stockton Methodist Church. Burial was in the North Grove Christian Church Cemetery, Leaf River.

Contributed by Donna Wahl Kendall

Return to Ogle Co. Genealogy Site