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Backstrom - Pyeatte Chapel SS
Friday April 1st, 2022
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Backstrom - Pyeatte Chapel SS
Saturday April 2nd, 2022

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Bonnie Dilbeck

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.



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A candle was lit in memory of Bonnie Dilbeck

Lex and Janie Cannon Apr 2 2022 12:51 AM

Bonnie was such a sweet and lovely person. She will be missed.

Amber Crocker Apr 1 2022 12:17 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Bonnie Dilbeck

Lynne Glass Apr 1 2022 11:25 AM

Sorry to loose one of my aunts, we'll miss her

Ricky Howard Apr 1 2022 10:35 AM

Charlie, Carolyn, Sandy, and Lisa we are so very sad to hear about your mother. So sorry to have never met her, but know she had to have been so proud of you four, and all her precious grandchildren and great grands. Hope you can reach for all the happy memories to help you through this time. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Sincerely, Jim and Susie Gilbert

Jim/Susie Gilbert Mar 31 2022 8:36 PM

Carolyn & family...I am so sorry for your loss. May your memories and God's love give you peace, comfort and strength at this difficult time.

Lana Hurt Mar 30 2022 7:21 AM

Sorry for your loss.....she was a very sweet lady...my thoughts & prayers are with all of you....

Floy Hale Mar 28 2022 6:33 PM