May 23, 1919-Nov. 29, 2003
SEQUIM, Wash. - Bonita M. "Bonnie" Robinson, 83, of Sequim, Wash., a former Pendleton resident, died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2003, at Sequim.
There will be no funeral service. Disposition was by cremation with Mrs. Robinson's ashes to be spread over the Olympic National Forest in Washington state.
Mrs. Robinson was born May 23, 1919, at Baker, to Ira and Elizabeth Jones. She grew up at Baker and attended Baker schools, graduating from Baker High School.
On Sept. 4, 1938, she married Ray W. Nelson. They lived at various locations in Oregon, Idaho and Washington state before moving to Pendleton in 1956. She was employed at Albertsons in Pendleton and later at US Bank.
She divorced Mr. Nelson and later married Harold Blank. The couple lived at Arlington where she was employed at the Bank of Eastern Oregon. She later divorced Mr. Blank.
In 1980, she married Harold Robinson. The couple lived at Green Valley, Ariz., before moving to Sequim.
Mrs. Robinson was an artist and worked in many mediums; she also enjoyed golf, her family and visiting with others.
Survivors include her husband, at the home; brothers, Evan E. Jones of Eugene and John P. Jones of Port Townsend, Wash.; sister, Betty Jones of Tacoma, Wash.; son, Nels R. Nelson of Pendleton; daughters, Judy A. Marshall of Jacksonville and Rhonda R. Trottier of Calgary, Alberta, Canada; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ira and Bessie Jones; by brothers, Charlie Jones and Forest Jones; and by a granddaughter, Nikki A. Nelson.