George Bonneau

April 23, 1926 – February 2, 2012

“A Cowboys Last Call”

With heavy hearts and deep sadness, we announce the passing of George Bonneau, age 85. He passed away quietly at home on the early morning of February 2, 2012. George was predeceased by his loving wife Rose Bonneau; parents Jimmy and Sarah Bonneau; brother Wilfred Bonneau; sisters Lillian Parker and Jane Swite; and grandson James Sanford. George will be deeply missed by his son Oppenheim and his family in Merritt BC; his step son Robert “Sandy” (Margaret) Sanford, grandchildren Mike, Cindy, Daniel, Amber, three great-grandchildren, grandchild Chris, one great-grandchild; his step-son Gordon Junior Hoode, grandchild Karen (Shawn) Allison, great-grandchildren Shadow and Dakota, grandchild Natalie (partner Bob) Hoode, grandchild Jason (Tanya) Hoode; his brothers Johnny James and Alfred Bonneau; his sisters Violet Marchand and Rosie Williams; his nieces, nephews and their families; and his many friends. We will all cherish fond memories of our time spent with George as he journeys ahead to a place of peace.

A Cowboy’s Prayer

Creator, I reckon I’m not much by myself;

I fail to do a lot of things I ought to do;

But, Creator, when trails are steep and pass is high;

Help me ride it straight the whole way through.

And in the falling dusk,

when I get the final call,

I do not care how many flowers they send;

Above all, the happiest trail will be,

for you to say to me,

“Lets ride, my Friend.”

Service to be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, February 7, 2012 at St. Benedict Church, Head of the Lake in Vernon, BC. Interment to follow at the Head of the Lake Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family at

Arrangements entrusted to


Armstrong 250-546-7237 & Vernon 250-558-0866

Your condolences will be approved within one business day. You will need a valid Facebook account. Please email us if you have any questions.