Bonnie Jo Simmons, 75 years of age, a Northland resident of Kansas City, MO (formerly of Omaha, Nebraska) passed away peacefully Wednesday, November 16, 2022. Bonnie was on hospice in Kansas City at this time. She was born October 27, 1947 to Donald and Margaret Williams in Omaha, NE.
As a child and throughout her enter life, Bonnie always put God first. Her parents raised her and her siblings at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Omaha. Rev. Brown made a significant impact on all of their lives. Bonnie raised her young children at Covenant as well.
Growing up Bonnie was an avid dancer! She kept the love of dance in her heart throughout her life. In her leisure time, she enjoyed going for long car rides in the country and seeing wildlife. She will always be remembered for having a positive outlook, fun & spontaneous personality, contagious laugh, and leaving a lasting impression on every person she ever encountered.
Her goal in life was to be the BEST “BIG GRANDMA” she could be. She accomplished this goal without question…. just ask her grandchildren! Spending time with her family was always a first priority.
Bonnie was preceded in death by both of her parents. She is survived by her son, Robert “Bob” Baughman (Stephanie); a daughter Barbara Baughman; three grandchildren Zachery Handford; Victoria Handford Fjaerestrand (Christoffer); Elizabeth Baughman; seven siblings: Janet Marvin (J.D.); Janice Adams; Roberta Samson; John Williams; Donald Williams (Cande); Delora Santistevan; Ricky Williams; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Bonnie’s remains will be laid to rest at Forest Lawn Cemetery, in Omaha, NE, on Wednesday, December 7, 2022 at 9:30am. A Memorial Service will follow at Covenant Presbyterian Church at 11:00am. A true “Celebration of Life” will be held at The Cabin, lower level party room, on Tuesday December 6th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Memories of Bonnie and condolences to the family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com