Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Tombstone Tuesday: "Our Darling"
Miss Ellen Joan "Bonnie" Klohn died on July 22, 1940,at St. Joseph's Mercy Hospital in Detroit, after a brief illness. Bonnie was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Klohn of Sandusky. She was an active member of Grace Episcopal Church, the Girl Scouts, and Jobs' Daughters. She was survived by her parents and a brother, Franklin Klohn. Ellen Joan "Bonnie" Klohn was buried at Sandusky's Oakland Cemetery, after funeral services were held at the family home on Sloane Street. Honorary pallbearers for Bonnie were her friends and classmates: Marilyn Mischler, Murial Stout, Mary Ellen Gentry, Dorothy Pierpont, Mary Pilot, Donna Jean Bragg, Lowell Schnecke, Anna Vienis and Elizabeth Curtis. An obituary for Ellen Klohn is found in the 1940 OBITUARY NOTEBOOK, at the Sandusky Library. Young "Bonnie" was sadly missed by her family and friends.