Eunice Jolene Onorati Bogner Obituary

Description: Eunice Jolene Onorati Bogner Obituary... Our Heartfelt Condolences To Her Loved Ones...

Published: 09/21/2022
Byline: SecoNews


September 29, 1933 - September 18, 2022



Eunice Jolene (Onorati) Bogner 88 of Las Animas, Colorado passed on September 18, 2022 at home. She was surrounded by loved ones. She has returned home to those that have gone before her and to the Lord.

Eunice was born September 29, 1933, in Las Animas, Colorado to Ernest and Teresa (Ossola) Onorati. She married Howard Bogner in May of 1951. Eunice graduated from Las Animas High School in 1951 and after raising her family and being a huge help on the family farm she earned her LPN License and began her career in nursing at the Fort Lyon VA Hospital. As a farm wife and Mother, she created many wonderful dinners and suppers daily often with additional guest and farm helpers. Often, she would help in driving the farm trucks for gathering sugar beets, onions and hay or alfalfa. She was very active in the community in leading and participating with: Brownie & Girl Scouts Troups, 4-H Groups, Kitchen Klutter Band, Colorado Cow Bells, classroom volunteer, as well as volunteering at many local community events, including NARFE, Farmers Union events and youth groups, and class reunion celebrations.

Her joy was found in raising her children as well as cooking, drawing, designing, sewing and helping others. As a seamstress extraordinaire she designed many outfits for her children and grandchildren. Her joy was in seeing them looking dapper in the finery she designed and created. Her passion in design and her strong work ethic also created a beautiful home for multiple generations. Eunice always expressed kindness and sweetness in her interactions with others. Her sweetness and kindness will be missed by those that knew and loved her. She celebrated in others joyous occasions through baking and decorating many beautiful and unique wedding and birthday cakes.

Eunice is survived by her children, Jolene (Bogner) Onorati, and Michael (Debbie) Bogner. Her Grandchildren, Rebecca (Anton) Adame, Abraham Ackerman, Colin Ackerman, Chad (Ashley) Bogner, Jennifer ( Rodney) Rothmeier; great grandchildren, Ophelia Adame, sister Flora Lou Smith and sister-in-law Marilyn Onorati.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Howard Melvin Bogner; her brother, Ernest Onorati; sisters, June Watford and Lucille Roth as well as many other family members and friends.

We will forever remember her smile, determination, kindness, compassion, strength and her sweet disposition.

In leu of flowers, please send donations to the organization of your choice. The family is thankful for the care and kindness expressed through Arkansas Valley Hospice.

Graveside Services are Scheduled for Wednesday September 28, 2022 at the La Animas Cemetery located at 28082 County Road 10.75,

Las Animas, CO 81054. 

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