Enid News and Eagle
Funeral for Bonnie Rae Streich will be 1 p.m. Monday, December 31, 2012, at Helena First Christian Church, with Pastor Jay Drawbridge officiating. Burial will be in Good Hope Cemetery, with arrangements by Lanman Funeral Home Inc., Helena. Viewing at the funeral home will be 3-6 p.m. Sunday and 9 a.m. to noon Monday. Memories may be shared at www.lanman memorials.com.
Bonnie Rae Streich was born in Enid June 17, 1945, the daughter of Percy and Bessie Mitchell Gwinn and passed from this life in Enid December 27, 2012.
Bonnie was raised near Helena and lived in the Helena-Goltry area all of her life except two years she lived and worked in Tulsa.
Bonnie and Terry Streich were married in 1968, and they had two children, Mitchell and Marlo.
She was the second woman to graduate with an accounting degree from Northwestern in 1967. Bonnie worked as a bookkeeper first for Standard Oil in Tulsa then she spent 13 years at Champlin Petroleum in Enid. When Champlin relocated to Dallas, Bonnie remained in Enid and worked for Romain-Baker Oil Company.
She loved raising English bulldogs, gardening and canning produce from her garden. Then she would take her canned goods to craft shows for sale. She also was an avid antique shopper.
Those who have preceded her in death are her parents, Percy and Bessie Gwinn, and her brother, Roger Gwinn.
Those left to cherish her memory are her children, Mitchell Streich and wife Deisy of Goltry and Marlo Flournoy and husband Michael of Edmond; three grandchildren, Justin and Allison Streich and Connor Flournoy; a sister-in-law, Pat Gwinn of Helena; several nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made through the funeral home to Helena First Church.
(Submitted by family)