Bonnie M. Cool age 90, of Broken Bow, NE passed away October 1, 2021, at the Brookestone View in Broken Bow, NE.
Memorial services will be Saturday, October 9, 2021, at 10;30 am at the United Methodist Church in Miller, NE with Pastor Dean Pofahl officiating. With a Graveside service at 12:30 pm at the Broken Bow Cemetery. Memorials are Donors Choice. Govier Brothers Mortuary are in charge of arrangements. An online guest book may be signed at govierbrothers.com.
Bonnie was the sixth of seven children, born July 17, 1931, to Francis and Eva (Diener) Palmer in North Platte, NE. She graduated from Sumner High School and later married Harold Cool on December 4, 1949. They settled on the Cool family farm, north of Amherst, where she began her first career as farmwife and mother to their four children. Sept. 12, 1971, Bonnie received her LPN license and started a second career as a nurse. Harold and Bonnie lived in various communities throughout Nebraska and Kansas, before settling in Youngstown AZ. There Bonnie started her third career providing healthcare and living services to senior citizens. When Harold and Bonnie retired, they decided to settle in Broken Bow where Bonnie continued to volunteer her time and healthcare knowledge to the Prairie Pioneer Center. Bonnie loved crocheting, music, and spending time with family and friends.
She is survived by her children Cathy (Larry) Larson of Broken Bow, her children Heather (Andrew) Schmidt of Broken Bow, Angela (Leland) Stump of Hampton , Allison (Blaine) McDonald of Norfolk, Pat (Rose Ann) of Columbus, son Trevor (Megan) Cool of Lincoln, Nancy (Andy) Annin of Fremont, her children, Stacey (Brian) Young of Alliance, A.J. (Hanna) Hatra of Omaha, Jared Hatra and girlfriend Maegan of Wahoo, Faith (Jesse) Brichacek of Columbus, ArReana and ArLayha Annin of Fremont, Aundrea (Travis) Stoetzel of Omaha, Dan Annin and girlfriend Shae of Council Bluffs, IA, and Susan (Sue) Cool of Grand Island, son Mark Dallmann, Tennessee; 18 great and great-great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Harold, grandson Daniel Dallmann, three brothers, three sisters, and a great niece.