Obituary: Bonnie Braker
Bonnie Lou (Davis) Braker, 85, of Liberal, Mo. died Nov. 18, 2022. Bonnie was born in Lamar, Mo., on Aug. 23, 1937, to Thelma (Trout) and Clint Davis. She grew up in Barton County and attended school in Mindenmines, Mo., and Pittsburg, Kan. She married Leonard Braker on Aug. 23, 1954, and they celebrated their 61st anniversary in 2015 before he died in September of that year. Bonnie worked hard as a farmer’s wife and mother.
In the 1970s, she earned her LPN and had a fulfilling nursing career for many years. She was a disciple and obedient follower of Jesus Christ and was a member of the Apostolic Christian Church of Lamar.
Bonnie was preceded in death by her husband; parents; siblings, Gene Davis, Boy Lee Davis, Bill Lauck, and Betty Landis; daughter-in-law, René Braker; and granddaughter, Tarah Keith.
She is survived by her children, Carol (John) Lehman, of Sabetha, Linda (Rick) Barton, of Liberal, Mo., Tim (Terri) Braker, of Iantha, Mo., and Terry (Ronda) Braker, of Lamar, Mo.; nine grandchildren; and 19 great grandchildren. She is also survived by siblings Gary (Joy) Davis, Sam (Barbara) Davis; sister-in-law Theresa Davis; and many extended family members and special friends.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022, at the Konantz Warden Funeral Home.
The Sabetha Herald 11/23/2022