Bonnie S. Nelson, age 71, of Reedsburg, died on Monday, January 24, 2022 in the Reedsburg Area Medical Center. She was born on March 9, 1950 in Indiana, the daughter of John and Lillian (Moore) Krikston. Bonnie was a 1967 graduate of Kelvyn Park, IL High School. On January 2, 1968, she was married to Robert H. Nelson. Bonnie was employed as a CNA at the Reedsburg Municipal Hospital. She then went to Tri County Human Services where she worked in medical records and later worked as a receptionist for Columbia Par Car. Bonnie was the office manager for Jack McSweeney at Century 21 during which time she also obtained her real estate license. She then worked as a receptionist for Chiquoine & Molberg for many years and lastly at Sauk County ARDC until her retirement.
Bonnie loved camping, fishing, archery and turkey hunting. In later years, she enjoyed making hundreds of greeting cards and looked forward to spending time with her grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband: Robert; two children: Dawn Sullivan, of Reedsburg and Scott Nelson, of Coloma; five grandchildren: Logan, Brianna, Isabell, Reagan and Garrett; her sister: Ginger Pfeiffer, of Chicago, IL; her brother: Robert (Jean) Krikston, of Illinois; nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents.
A graveside service will be held at a later date in Greenwood Cemetery.
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