Bonita E. Mrock 1931-2018
Bonita E. Mrock
Bonita E. Mrock, 87, of Gilman, died on Friday, Dec. 21, 2018 at Aspirus Medford Hospital. A celebration of life will be held at 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 25 at the Gilman Park. Inurnment will take place prior in the family cemetery.
Bonita was born on March 31, 1931 in Stanley, the daughter of the late Charles and Rozella (Glidden) Nichols. She grew up in the Gilman area and graduated from Gilman High in 1948. She first married Kurt Kruger who passed away and later married Robert Mrock who also passed. Bonita was an editor for a newspaper, a waitress for a time, worked in the office at a chiropractic clinic and was a homemaker. Bonita is survived by her children, Eric Kruger of Burnham, Ill., Carrie Best of Gilman and Cristina (Nick) DeLaurentis of Crown Point, Ind.; one step-daughter, Katharine Kies;15 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Clarence (Darlene) and Leonard Nichols, both of Gilman.
Bonita was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands, Kurt and Robert; a daughter, Jacquelyn Magnussen; a son, Robert C. Mrock; and her sister, Karleen. Plombon Funeral Service-Gilman assisted the family.