Bonnie K. Morrison

Bonnie Kathryn Morrison, age 74, of Philip, died Wednesday, July 25, 2007, at the Rapid City Regional Hospital.

Funeral services were held Monday, July 30, at the American Legion Hall in Philip, with Pastor Ray Greenseth officiating.

Music was provided by Marilyn Millage, pianist, with a vocal duet by Barb Bowen and Mike Seager. Ushers were Norm Stoeser, Cody Hostler, Todd Hook, Dustin Arthur, Steve Lindgren and Jordan Schofield.

Pallbearers were Bonnie's grandsons, Justin and Beau Bilbrey, Jory and Nick Kirchhevel, William, Heath and Brandon Morrison, Michael Moses, Jeremy, Shawn and Dana Kerns.

Interment was in the Masonic Cemetery. Arrangements were with the Rush Funeral Home of Philip.

Bonnie Lindgren was born November 25, 1932, in Philip, SD, the daughter of Carl and Grace C. (Jensen) Lindgren. She grew up and attended school in Philip.

Bonnie was united in marriage to Clark Morrison on February 25, 1950, in Sturgis, SD. After their marriage they lived in Rapid City for a year and a half while Clark worked at Fairmont's Creamery. They then moved back to the Philip area and took over the Morrison Ranch in the fall of 1954. The Morrisons did custom haying and hay grinding along with farming and ranching. In 1991, Bonnie and Clark moved into Philip, where they have since resided.

Bonnie was a member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Philip, the Get-Together Club for many years, and several bridge clubs. She enjoyed playing cards, traveling to Las Vegas, Laughlin, and Deadwood, and hosting numerous holiday gatherings for family and friends.

Bonnie devoted her life to her family. She was always there for each of us. She was a beloved wife, mom, and grandma, and will be greatly missed.

Survivors include her husband, Clark, of Philip; six children, Glenda Bilbrey of Sidney, MT, Joan Kirchhevel and her husband, Dennis, of Rapid City, Ed Morrison of Philip, Dale Morrison and his wife, Tami, of Philip, Shar Moses and her husband, Mike, of Philip, and Cindy Kerns and Rowdy Schuler of Philip; 20 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; one brother, Richard Lindgren of Moorhead, MN; a cousin, Carrol Foland and her husband, Vern, of Philip, a cousin and aunt, Dorothy "Dottie" Rice of Philip; and and a host of other relatives and friends.

Bonnie was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Shanda Kay Moses; a grandson, Daylyn Morrison; her parents; and a son-in-law, Steve Kerns.

A memorial is established. to the Diabetes Foundation.

Written tributes may be made at www.rushfuneralhome.com