Mary M. Bonnett
January 5, 1937- August 19, 2023
Mary was born to Frank and Mercedes Ryan on January 5, 1937, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She was the oldest of four children. Mary began her college education at College of Saint Teresa in Winona, Minnesota, and finished at the University of St. Thomas in Saint Paul, Minnesota. After graduating, she worked as an English Teacher in the different Catholic schools around Minneapolis. The door was always open to family and friends. She was always ready to have a cup of coffee and talk.
Mary married Jerome “Joe” Bonnett on June 11, 1960. After several moves the family landed in Omaha, Nebraska to stay. She was an avid reader and became the Store Manager of “Read All About It” bookstore in Omaha.
She was preceded in death by her parents; grandson, Sean; and son, Joe Jr. Her brother Mike passed less than 24 hours after her death. Mary is survived by her husband of 63 years, Jerome “Joe”; sister, Paula (Mike); brother, George(Nancy); sons, Mike and Patrick; daughters, Erin, Maura and Bridget (Jerry); 13 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren.
VISITATION: Monday August 28, 2023 5-7 p.m. at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, 5801 Oak Hills Dr., followed by a VIGIL SERVICE: at 7 p.m. MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Tuesday August 29, 2023 11 a.m. at Church. INTERMENT: Calvary Cemetery.
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