Bonnie LaVere Jensen  ‎(I1135)‎
Surname: Jensen
Given Names: Bonnie LaVere

Gender: FemaleFemale
      

Birth: 20 February 1912 32 25 Boise, Ada, Idaho, USA
Death: 28 August 2008 ‎(Age 96)‎ Salem, Marion, Oregon, USA
Personal Facts and Details
Birth Birth 20 February 1912 32 25 Boise, Ada, Idaho, USA

Marriage Marriage Verl Kofford McClellan - 31 December 1941 ‎(Age 29)‎ Idaho City, Boise, Idaho, USA

Death Death 28 August 2008 ‎(Age 96)‎ Salem, Marion, Oregon, USA


Show Details Note: Her Obituary from The Idaho Statesman, Boise, Idaho -
Bonnie LaVere McClellan, 96, passed away on Aug. 28, 2008. Bonnie was born on Feb. 20, 1912 in Boise, Idaho. She was the first of three children born to Ephriam and Lucy ‎(Elliott)‎ Jensen. She is preceded in death by her husband, Verl and her brot her, Dee Jensen. Gwendolyn Jensen Bybee is her surviving sibling. Bonnie began her working career at Boise's local "hot spot", the A & W Root Beer Stand. Her next position was with the Idaho 1st National Bank. She is a member of The Church of Jes us Christ of Latter-day Saints. Through church activities she met Verl Kofford McClellan. On New Years Eve, Dec. 31, 1941, just prior to Verl shipping off to war in the U.S. Navy during WWII, she and Verl eloped and were married in Idaho City. Th eir marriage was sealed in the Logan, Utah LDS Temple on Oct. 30, 1944. When Verl came home from the service Bonnie quit her job at the bank to become a home maker and start a family. The couple had two sons, Doran and Brian. Verl suffered a fata l accident and passed away on December 9, 1949. To support her family, Bonnie worked for her brother's construction company and then as a seamstress for a dry cleaning firm. In later years she was employed by Allied Insurance Company. She enjoyed gardening, crocheting, genealogy and most of all bragging about her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was famous and loved by her descendents for her chocolate cake, cherry pie and hand dipped chocolates at Christmas time. Bon nie is survived by her sister, Gwendolyn ‎(Gwen)‎ Bybee; son, Doran McClellan; daughter-in-law, Joyce McClellan; son, Brian McClellan; daughter-in-law, Bobbi McClellan; eight grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

Burial Burial 6 September 2008 ‎(9 days after death)‎ Boise, Ada, Idaho, USA
Cemetery Cemetery: Cloverdale Memorial Park

Last Change Last Change 16 December 2012 - 15:56:06 - by: mbpetey
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Parents Family  (F52)
Ephraim Levi Jensen
1880 - 1971
Lucy Elliott
1887 - 1958
Bonnie LaVere Jensen
1912 - 2008
Dee Elliot Jensen
1913 - 1962
Gwendolyn Lucile Jensen
1915 - 2015

Immediate Family  (F374)
Verl Kofford McClellan
1914 - 1949
Brian J. McClellan
1948 - 2015


Notes
Death Her Obituary from The Idaho Statesman, Boise, Idaho -
Bonnie LaVere McClellan, 96, passed away on Aug. 28, 2008. Bonnie was born on Feb. 20, 1912 in Boise, Idaho. She was the first of three children born to Ephriam and Lucy ‎(Elliott)‎ Jensen. She is preceded in death by her husband, Verl and her brot her, Dee Jensen. Gwendolyn Jensen Bybee is her surviving sibling. Bonnie began her working career at Boise's local "hot spot", the A & W Root Beer Stand. Her next position was with the Idaho 1st National Bank. She is a member of The Church of Jes us Christ of Latter-day Saints. Through church activities she met Verl Kofford McClellan. On New Years Eve, Dec. 31, 1941, just prior to Verl shipping off to war in the U.S. Navy during WWII, she and Verl eloped and were married in Idaho City. Th eir marriage was sealed in the Logan, Utah LDS Temple on Oct. 30, 1944. When Verl came home from the service Bonnie quit her job at the bank to become a home maker and start a family. The couple had two sons, Doran and Brian. Verl suffered a fata l accident and passed away on December 9, 1949. To support her family, Bonnie worked for her brother's construction company and then as a seamstress for a dry cleaning firm. In later years she was employed by Allied Insurance Company. She enjoyed gardening, crocheting, genealogy and most of all bragging about her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was famous and loved by her descendents for her chocolate cake, cherry pie and hand dipped chocolates at Christmas time. Bon nie is survived by her sister, Gwendolyn ‎(Gwen)‎ Bybee; son, Doran McClellan; daughter-in-law, Joyce McClellan; son, Brian McClellan; daughter-in-law, Bobbi McClellan; eight grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

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Family with Parents
Father
Ephraim Levi Jensen ‎(I360)‎
Birth 6 February 1880 26 27 North Ogden, Weber, Utah, USA
Death 25 February 1971 ‎(Age 91)‎ Boise, Ada, Idaho, USA
7 years
Mother
 
Lucy Elliott ‎(I361)‎
Birth 20 February 1887 30 30 Tankersley, Yorkshire, England
Death 15 March 1958 ‎(Age 71)‎ Boise, Ada, Idaho, USA

Marriage: 1 April 1911 -- Boise, Ada, Idaho, USA
11 months
#1
Bonnie LaVere Jensen ‎(I1135)‎
Birth 20 February 1912 32 25 Boise, Ada, Idaho, USA
Death 28 August 2008 ‎(Age 96)‎ Salem, Marion, Oregon, USA
17 months
#2
Brother
Dee Elliot Jensen ‎(I362)‎
Birth 3 August 1913 33 26 Boise, Ada, Idaho, USA
Death 7 February 1962 ‎(Age 48)‎ Boise, Ada, Idaho, USA
2 years
#3
Sister
Gwendolyn Lucile Jensen ‎(I207)‎
Birth 1 October 1915 35 28 Boise, Ada, Idaho, USA
Death 23 March 2015 ‎(Age 99)‎ Ammon, Bonneville, Idaho, USA
Family with Verl Kofford McClellan
Husband
Verl Kofford McClellan ‎(I1271)‎
Birth 10 November 1914 Union, Union, Oregon, USA
Death 9 November 1949 ‎(Age 34)‎ Nampa, Canyon, Idaho, USA
-3 years

 
Bonnie LaVere Jensen ‎(I1135)‎
Birth 20 February 1912 32 25 Boise, Ada, Idaho, USA
Death 28 August 2008 ‎(Age 96)‎ Salem, Marion, Oregon, USA

Marriage: 31 December 1941 -- Idaho City, Boise, Idaho, USA
7 years
#1
Child (Birth)
Brian J. McClellan ‎(I1280)‎
Birth 25 September 1948 33 36 Boise, Ada, Idaho, USA
Death 16 March 2015 ‎(Age 66)‎ Salem, Marion, Oregon, USA