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Bonnie Wilson-Ruff

May 18, 1960 — September 6, 2019

Bonnie Kay Wilson-Ruff, 59

Bonnie Kay Wilson-Ruff, 59 of Kellogg, Idaho, peacefully passed away in her home, surrounded by her loved ones. Bonnie was born on May 18, 1960; the daughter of Edgar Nelson and Georgia (O’Dell) Anderson.

Bonnie graduated in 1978, from Kellogg High School of Kellogg, Idaho.

Bonnie was a resident of the Silver Valley since 2002, moving from Marysville, Washington.

Bonnie was a ParaPro educator, working at Pinehurst Elementary. Prior to that, she was a substitute teacher. She shared her knowledge and compassion to children for six years.

Bonnie was united in holy matrimony to her loving partner, Daniel Ruff, on September 1, 2019.

Bonnie was a member of the Pinehurst Golf Course as well as a member of the National Educators Association (NEA).

Bonnie was a fun loving woman who enjoyed golfing, camping, fly fishing and rafting. Though her most precious time was spent with her seven beloved grandchildren.

Bonnie is survived by her husband, Daniel Ruff of Kellogg, Idaho; her mother, Donna Nelson of Osburn, Idaho; her son, Aaron Molina of Hayden, Idaho; her sisters, Tammy Douglas of Post Falls and Heather Bentiff of West Richland, Washington; her brothers, Eric Nelson of Auburn, Washington, Kirk Nelson of Cataldo, Idaho, and Kelly Bentz of McDonough, Georgia; as well as her step-son, Alex Ruff of Portland, Oregon; seven grandchildren, Bethany Littman, Maverick Molina, Tucker Molina, Jacob Molina, Kendall Molina, Emma Ruff, and Camden Molina. Bonnie was preceded in death by her parents, Edgar Nelson and Georgia Anderson, as well as her son, Edmund Molina.

Private services will be held at a later date. The family suggests memorials be made to Kootenai Clinic Cancer Services: 1440 E Mullan Ave, Post Falls, ID 83854.

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