Bonnielu Carlson, age 72, of Isanti passed away May 3, 2008 at her home. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, May 9th at Elim Baptist Church in Isanti with Dr. Roger Anderson officiating. A visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00 P.M. on Thursday, May 8th at Strike Funeral Home – Isanti Chapel and also 1 hour prior to the funeral Friday at the church. Interment will be in Isanti Union Cemetery.
Bonnielu Carlson was born August 13, 1935 in Isanti to Paul and Agnes Mattson. She was raised in Isanti and graduated from Cambridge High School, Class of 1953. On December 15, 1956 she married Kenneth Carlson. They made their first home in Amery, Wisconsin and in 1957 they moved to Isanti. Over the years Bonnielu was an active member of Elim Baptist Church in Isanti. She especially enjoyed her grandchildren and the family activities.
Bonnielu passed away peacefully at her home on May 3, 2008 at the age of 72 years, 8 months and 20 days. She is survived by her husband, Kenneth of Isanti; 4 children, Barbara (Allen) Butcher of Isanti, Paulette (Larry) Gehrke of Isanti, Julie Carlson of Isanti, Timothy (Serena) Carlson of San Jose, California; 10 grandchildren, Nicholas and Cody Butcher of Isanti, Ashley and Blaze Gehrke of Isanti, Derek, Brandon, Preston and Spenser Simon of Cambridge, Serena and Victoria Carlson of San Jose, California; 1 sister, Beverly Bostrom of Braham; Phil Simon of Cambridge; and by many other relatives and friends.