Bonnie Daniel, age 88, was born and raised in south eastern Oklahoma. She was the daughter of the late Lee Vinson and Ruthie Bass Vinson.
Bonnie’s childhood was spent on the family farm along with nine brothers and sisters. In 1946 Bonnie married Robert Daniel. Their first daughter Victoria was born in 1947. In 1948 they moved to California and settled in Manteca where they lived and raised their family. Bonnie was a dedicated wife, mother and homemaker especially after their second daughter Jeanie (Nina) was born in 1954. Bonnie was employed at Kraft Foods in Manteca and later by Safeway Foods in Stockton. She was a wonderful baker famous for her pies. She was also a talented seamstress and always honored requests by family and friends to create that one of a kind outfit that only she could accomplish. She made many bridal headpieces and veils for friends over the years. She moved to Carson City, Nevada in 1982 and spent 25 wonderful years close to her daughter Victoria, moving back to Manteca for her final years. She is survived by her two daughters; Rev. Victoria Warren (Ronald) of Carson City, NV, and Jeanie (Nina) Keaster (Bradley) of Jamestown, CA and a niece Evelyn Dunne (Tom) of Ripon, CA.
She is also survived by her grandchildren; Kimberly Dawley (Dave), Laura Elliott (Vince), Elizabeth Harrell (Jeff), Rena Keaster and Matthew Riley (Susan). She has 15 great grandchildren. Additionally, she is survived by her sisters Berta Bills, Jane Davis, niece Ann Shepherd (Roy) and sister-in-law Pat Vinson all of Oklahoma. She was predeceased by her husband Robert Daniel and her granddaughter Shera Keaster.
She will be inurned in the family cemetery in Oklahoma at a later date.
Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin
Friday, January 31, 2014