Bonnie Hilliker passed away July 23, 2023, surrounded by her family at Gordon Countryside Care. Bonnie Lou Hilliker was born July 12, 1934, to Dewey and Freda (Hugen) Reed in rural Sheridan County, Nebraska. She was the 4th of 6 children. She grew up on a homestead on the edge of the sandhills.
Bonnie finished 8th grade and then stayed home to help raise her younger siblings and work on the farm. She recalled hauling water from the creek to the house and her favorite chore was milking the