Bonnie Jean StilesBonnie Jean Stiles, 79, Minot, died August 3, 2013 at her residence. A funeral will be held on Thursday, August 8, at 10:30 a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, Bismarck. Burial will be held at the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, Mandan, ND.
Bonnie was born June 17, 1934 at Devils Lake, ND to Arnold & Myrtle Olson. She was raised in Edmore, ND and attended grade school at a small country school at Edmore. She graduated from Central High School in Grand Forks and went on to attend nursing school at UND. In 1954 she married John Stiles. They moved to Calexico, CA in 1955 where her husband was in the Border Patrol. From there they were transferred to Montana where they lived for 17 years. In 1972 they moved to Sherwood, ND where they lived for 13 years. After her husband retired, they moved to Arvilla, ND where they lived until 2007, then moving to Bismarck. She moved to Minot in April of 2013.