Bonnie Ruth Speck

June 5, 1937—June 3, 2019


Bonnie Ruth Speck, 81, passed away June 3rd, 2019 in Placentia, CA. Bonnie was born June 5, 1937 in Omaha, Nebraska to Arnold and Ruth Burnham.

She is survived by her loving husband Richard and her children Michael O’Brien (Jodi), James O’Brien (Penny), Bonnie Beth O’Brien and William O’Brien (Andrea), 6 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her husband Richard’s children Tim Speck (Stacy) and Becky Daniel (Kenny), and 3 grandchildren; her sister Robyn Burnham of Springerville, AZ and brother Arnold G. Burnham, MD (Jo) of Alliance, NE.

Bonnie was a master knitter, an accomplished gardener and an avid antique collector and restorationist. Services were officiated by the Reverend Beth Kelly at St. Andrews Episcopal Church in Fullerton, CA on Saturday, June 8th at 2 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the St. Andrews Episcopal Church Soup Kitchen, 1231 E. Chapman Ave., Fullerton, CA 92831. Bonnie will be interred in Alliance, Nebraska.

McAulay & Wallace Mortuary

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