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. Rick died September 28th in Royal Jubillee Hospital 13 days after an accident on the Nanaimo parkway.

Rhonda Lee Johnson born June 3rd, 1963 in Comox BC She has 5 children.  Rhonda died Jan. 2nd 1999 in Winnipeg Manitoba  

Below Rhonda taken in 1993

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 10 grandchildren and 11  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

Four Generations

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 when Jim died.

Below, from the Nanaimo Bulletin also

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