Bonnie Ahlborn, age 70 of Wausau, WI and formerly of Arbor Vitae, WI passed away on Monday, November 13th at House of Dove in Marshfield, WI. Bonnie was born on March 18, 1953 in Oconto, WI the daughter of Norbert and Grace (nee Allen) Carey. She graduated from Oconto High School and Wisconsin College of Cosmetology in Green Bay. Bonnie married Dennis Ahlborn on June 14, 1975.
Bonnie worked at Mr. Theo’s, Judy’s Shear Delight and then opened her own salon; Family Hair Center and was a member of Our Lady Queen of the Universe and Holy Family Catholic Church and the Lakeland Area Kiwanis Club.
Bonnie’s favorite hobbies were spending time with her family and friends, watching her daughters grow up and riding the Harley around the country with her husband Gup. She spent many years crafting, scrapbooking and gardening. After retirement Bonnie and Gup moved to Wausau, WI and found a winter home in Arizona to enjoy the warm desert life. Additionally, she took up painting in between spending time with all her loved ones. She was an avid football and baseball fan and watched or attended the Packers and Brewers games regularly.
She is survived by her husband Dennis Ahlborn of Wausau, WI and daughters Jessica (Gregory) Hunter of Windsor, WI and Ashley (Bill) Learst of Lakeville, MN and by her siblings Ron (Linda) Carey, Nancy (Jim) Campbell, Joyce (Dave) Pantzlaff and Dan (Jill) Carey and by her nieces and nephews: Debbie (Jim) Foral, Jeff Carey, Lisa Carey Hirst, Todd (Tana) Carey, Chad (Kim) Campbell, Darren (Jenny) Campbell, Matthew (Beth) Pantzlaff, Nicole (Mike) Treder, Nathaniel (Jill) Carey, Adam Carey and her two favorite grand “pugs” Ike & Abe. She was loved by many other great nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Bonnie was preceded in death by her parents Norbert Carey and Grace Carey Lutz and by her niece Melanie Pantzlaff and her Father and Mother in law Gilbert and Shirley Ahlborn.
Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, November 21st at 11:00 am at Holy Family Catholic Church in Woodruff, WI with visitation from 10:00 am till time of service.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations to House of Dove, 1000 W 11th Street, Marshfield, WI 54449 or Women’s Community Inc, 3200 Hilltop Ave, Wausau, WI 54401.
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