Bonnie McKean

Bonnie McKean

Bonnie Lou (Hansen) McKean passed away on Sunday, September 30, in Rockford, Illinois, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born on May 13, 1943, in Ashton, Illinois, to Orville and Gladys (Hersch) Hansen.  She married Robert Curtis (Curt) McKean on Oct 9, 1964.  She lived her adult life in Polo, Illinois, and worked many years at the Polo Chiropractic Clinic.

Bonnie was selflessly dedicated to her family.  She was always there for support, an airport pickup, a weekend with the grandkids, or a Sunday night phone call.  She bravely fought lung cancer for many years, yet she never complained and seemingly never tired.  She was always on-the-go, spending time with family and friends.  In addition to her grandchildren, she loved politics, finance, health, and traveling.  She also loved her animals, and even the strays knew a good place to get a free meal :).

She is survived by husband, Curt McKean, children Robert McKean, Michele McKean, and Greg McKean, and family members Corinne McKean (daughter-in-law), David Lirgameris (son-in-law) and Shari Wakenight (ladyfriend-in-law, along with Becca and Alyssa).  She deeply loved her grandchildren Sean McKean, Taylor Lirgameris, and Lauren Lirgameris – and they loved her with all their hearts.

The youngest of 5 children, Bonnie is survived by Russell Hansen, Glenn Hansen, and Esther Hughes.  She was preceded in passing by Neva Grady.

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