Bonnie Dilbeck was born July 23, 1947, in Colcord, Oklahoma to Roy and Mae (Johnston) Ahrens, she was one of 12 children.
She passed away on March 26, 2022, in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Bonnie was a resident of Siloam Springs, Arkansas. She owned GiGi’s Drive In. Everyone loved Bonnie’s cheeseburgers and frozen yogurt. Bonnie was also a bus driver for Siloam Springs School District for 30 years and worked in the cafeteria where she later retired. She was very proud to have drove her school bus. She left an impact on many children and their families that reside in Siloam Springs with her kindness to them. She loved all “her” kids. When she wasn’t driving her school bus or cooking, she spent time with her family, crocheting or quilting.
Bonnie is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Larry Dennis, 2 sisters and 1 brother.
She is survived by her husband Henry Dilbeck of the home; 3 daughters and one son, Carolyn Warder and husband Charles of Siloam Springs, Sandy Powell and husband BJ of Fayetteville, Charles (Leroy) Slaughter and wife Stacy of Weddington, and Lisa Norton and husband Bobby of Siloam Springs; 3 stepchildren, Kris Dilbeck, Amber Crocker and Paul Dilbeck; 8 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, 4 sisters and 4 brothers along with many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Friday, April 1, 2022, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Chapel on Saturday, April 2, 2022, at 10:00am. Burial will be conducted at the Martin Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Siloam Springs, AR. Please visit www.Backstrom-pyeatte.com to sign the online guestbook.