Obituaries & Tributes

Crystal Bonham

Crystal Bonham, 75, died of Alzheimer’s Disease on Feb. 24, 2018.
She was born on March 18, 1942 in Chino, Calif. to Arley and Dora Westlake. She was the youngest of five children. Soon after she was born, the family moved to Creswell.
Crystal attended the Creswell Assembly of God Church. She was an Avon Representative and also provided in-home child care. She was fun-loving and enjoyed playing Bunco, getting together with her Red Hat Group and going to her grandchildren’s sporting events.
She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Mel; sisters Arlene and Lou; son, Doug Vertrees; daughter, Fawn Manker; and grandchildren, Aric Vertrees, Aaron McFadden and Ryan Bates.
Crystal was preceded in death by her father and mother; her sister, Mary Ellen; and her brother, Don.
The funeral service for Crystal was held Thursday, March 1, 2018 at Lane Memorial Gardens with her grandson, Ryan Bates, officiating.
Crystal loved life and will be greatly missed.



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