Bonnie Jean (January) Mathena
Birth date: May 15, 1944
Death date: July 11, 2012
Bonnie Jean (January) Mathena, 68, of Evansville, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at Westpark Rehabilitation Center.
Bonnie was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on May 15, 1944 to the late Chester and Margaret (Baugh) January and was raised in Hastings, Nebraska. Bonnie worked as an LPN in various nursing homes during her career.She was an avid reader and loved animals but her greatest joy was her family, especially her grandchildren. Bonnie was a faithful member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church.
Bonnie is survived by her daughter, Erin (Michael) Koenig; sons, Shawn Eckels of Aurora, CO, Pastor Chad (Patty) Eckels of Evansville, IN; grandchildren, Jonah, Joshua, Jacob, Caleb, Samantha, Logan, Brenna, Jaida; neices, Tracy Schweich, Dee Jay Snyder; nephew, Richard January.
Bonnie is preceded in death by her parents; and her brother, Richard January.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church or to the Evansville Lutheran School, 120 East Michigan Street Evansville, IN 47711.
Memorial services will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, July 13, 2012 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 100 East Michigan Street, Evansville, IN 47711 with Pastor David Wiist officiating.