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Bonnie Joyce Brown

Bonnie Joyce Brown, age 71 of Osceola, Wis., and Fort Myers Beach, Fla. passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2009 at Arthur Rose Assisted Living Home in New Richmond, Wis.

Bonnie was born the daughter of Wesley and Nora (Constant) Peterson on Sept. 29, 1937.

She was the younger of two children and graduated from Somerset High School in 1955.

Bonnie was a homemaker, worked at the Arsenal in Shoreview, Minn. and many jobs cleaning in the Somerset area. She enjoyed being a homemaker and especially loved cooking and cleaning and cleaning some more. She was also interested in gardening and canning.

In her retirement years she lived life to the fullest in Fort Myers Beach, Fla. and enjoyed her family and friends visiting.

She had a good sense of humor and will be missed by many.

She was married to Gust David Brown on Dec. 18. 1982. They lived the past 27 years in Somerset, Osceola and retired in Fort Myers, Fla. Together they enjoyed camping and fishing which included many fish fries and socializing with friends and family. She was previously married to Ron Sicard of Somerset, Wis.

She is survived by her husband of 27 years, Gust David Brown; her children Lisa (Greg) Richer, Deb (Tom) Bell, Vickie Lyons, Cindy Reason, Todd Brown, Shawn Brown (Alana); her 19 grandchildren Alisha Richert, Alex Richert, Jacob Bell, Cody Bell, Austin Bell, Ethan Bell, Elliot Bell, Andre Lyons, Brett Hatella, Brody Shaw, Brittney Shaw, Dusty Shaw, Ashley Brown, Megan Brown, Kaden Brown, Shelby Brown, Sadie Brown, Lexus Brown and Mallory Brown; her brother Lowell Dean (Rose) Peterson and their children.

She was preceded in death by her parents Wesley and Nora (Constant) Peterson and Mike Meisner; her husbands William Quaderer and Harold Stayberg; her granddaughter Tanna Lyons.

A Celebration of Life was at St. Anne's Catholic Church in Somerset at 11 a.m. on Aug. 16, 2009 with Father Andy Anderson officiating, organist Janelle Sutherland, vocalist Dan Bell. Casketbearers were Alex Richert, Elliot Bell, Ethan Bell, Shawn Brown, Gary Knutson and Rick Sigstad.

Cullen-Crea Funeral Home, 715-246-2667, handled the arrangements.