Iona Helga Mills (Nee Roos) aka Bonnie
Even though my name is Iona, I was always called Bonnie. I was going to change it legally one day but just never got around to it. I was born August 20th 1943 in Powell River BC . I have a brother Kenny 4 sisters Judy, Donna, Frances and Jacque
Picture below is me taken in 2014 at Jeans Way in Nanaimo.
My 4 Children in 1973 on Cedar street. Powell River BC
Below a few years later when living on Huntingdon St. in Powell River
Richard Edwin Johnson born Sept. 23, 1961 in Comox BC He has 3 children
Rhonda Lee Johnson born June 3rd, 1963 in Comox BC She has 5 children Rhonda died Jan. 2nd 1999 in Winnipeg Manitoba
Cheryl Ethel Johnson born March 14th 1966 in Comox BC She has 3 children.
Shane Toivo Williams born October 14th 1968 in Lillooet BC.
I have 11 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren
Mathew on Rhondas knee, Bonnie, Grace and Bud make 5 generations
Below: Granny Roos, her son Oscar (my dad), me, and my son Rick taken at my grandparents home in Okeover Arm. in 1962
Below, me taken at 756 West 14th Ave. in Vancouver when I worked at VGH. 1959
Lund Elementary School
I was in big trouble for scratching my picture out before I got home from school Our school in the background was at one time Hans Petersons sheep barn. This is 66 years ago and I remeber some of the names but not all. Brian Keeling Dale Backman, Johnny Aho Gloria Backman June Vantine Jeanie Ortloff Marylee Ortloff Susan and Juney Mooney, Leslie Ortloff with his dog Olie. Kenny Roos is behind Leslie.
Jim and Bonnie Mills below
From the Nanaimo Bulletin
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