Bonnie Lu Person, 68 of Fargo, North Dakota, passed away Friday, February 25, 2022 at Bethany Retirement Living, Fargo. Bonnie was born on October 3, 1953 to Don and Marlys (Opsahl) Wertman in Watertown, South Dakota. She was raised in Britton and graduated from Britton High School in 1971. She furthered her education at Presentation College in Nursing and also worked as an aid at the Britton Nursing Home. Bonnie was united in marriage to Allen Person on July 5, 1974 at First Lutheran Church, Britton, South Dakota and later made their home in Lisbon, North Dakota. Bonnie spent her career working at Bobcat until retiring in 2018. Bonnie was a member of Trinity Lutheran church where she also helped out as Secretary and a Sunday school teacher. She also was a leader of girl scouts’ program. Bonnie will be remembered by her generosity and her infectious personality. She enjoyed singing, sewing, baking and was known for her caramel rolls. Bonnie especially loved spending time with and spoiling her grandchildren. Bonnie is survived by her children and grandchildren, James (Bobbi) Person of Fargo, ND and their sons, Dylan and Alexander; Jon (Courtney) of Lisbon, ND and their daughter, Brooklyn; Lisa (Ryan) Duval of Fargo, ND and their sons, Owen and Rhys; siblings, Cheryl Losie, Karen Mondor, Donna Blazer, Sharon Andrews, Larry Wertman, Mary Hock, Gena Johnson; and numerous nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. Bonnie was preceded in death by her husband, Allen; parents, Don and Marlys; and brother, Jerry Wertman.

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  1. I remember Bonnie as a very bright young lady with much ambition who planned to tackle everything she encountered with justice and grace. We said hi at our most recent class reunion, but did not get a chance to visit. Prayers for your family❤️

    Cherry Curr Hall
    Class of 71

  2. So sorry for your loss. I worked around Bonnie for many years. Loved her chuckle .

  3. Sending condolences to Bonnie’s family. I was blessed to work with her for quite a few years. She had the best stories and laugh. Keeping your family in my prayers.

  4. Bonnie was the wife of my mother’s youngest brother Butch. She was such a rock in their family and in his life. It is sad to see her gone too soon. Sorry I wasn’t able to travel this weekend to express my condolences in person. Hopefully we can catch up soon-

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