Clifford L. ‘Cliff’ Bonine

Clifford L. “Cliff” Bonine, 75, of rural Parsons passed away at 9:05 a.m. Tuesday, June 15, 2021, at his son’s home in rural Galesburg.

He was born on Feb. 18, 1946, to Clifford Lee and Ida Nona (Pierce) Bonine in Parsons. As a young boy, he grew up and attended schools in the rural Parsons area, including Galesburg and South Mound grade schools. He graduated from Parsons High School.

Cliff worked at Swifts Poultry and also the Parsons Stockyards. For many years, he worked at TecTank in the paint department until his retirement in 2007.

He enjoyed spending time outdoors, especially hunting and fishing. He also enjoyed doing puzzles.

On Feb. 11, 1972, Cliff married Judy A. Beard in Miami, Oklahoma. She survives of the home.

Survivors include his wife, Judy, of the home; two sons, Clifford Leroy Bonine II and his wife, Sabrina, of Galesburg and 

Christopher Lee Bonine of Pittsburg; a daughter, Kimberly Ann Bonine of Pittsburg; three grandchildren, Caitlynn Secrest and her husband, Shane Jr., Justen Bonine and his fiancé, Kimberly, and Kelsea Bonine; three great-grandchildren, Nataleigh, Shaelynn and Shane III; three sisters, Beatrice Frevele of Chicopee, Olive Mary Frevele of Tonganoxie and Margaret Bradford of Pittsburg.

He was preceded in death by his parents and four brothers.

A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Monday at East Hill Cemetery in Erie. The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home in Parsons.

Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society. These may be left at or mailed to Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 374, Parsons, KS, 67357.

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