Bonnie Carleen Poruben-sky “Grandma P,” beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and card player extraordinaire, unexpectedly passed away April 24, 2020. A celebration of her life will be held on a later date due to COVID-19. A memorial is being established at Osheim & Schmidt Funeral Home.
Bonnie was born Jan. 30, 1941, in Kalispell, to Carl Brock and Bernice “Minnie” Hyde. She attended school in Shelby and spent a lot of time in Glacier Park at the Hyde family ranch.
Bonnie met the love of her life, John Porubensky, and married him April 18, 1959, and spent 61 wonderful years with him. They lived in Great Falls, where they added two boys, Michael and Neil, to the family. The Air Force then took them to Missouri, North Dakota and South Dakota, where they decided to stay.
Bonnie ran a daycare and loved playing cards with anyone and everyone. She enjoyed collecting all kinds of cats and roses. Bonnie’s favorite pastime was spending time with family. She was always doing things for her grandchildren and people she cared about.
Bonnie is survived by her husband, John; sons, Michael and Neil (Kathy); six grandchildren, Ryan (Rachel), Aaron, Jordan (Kallie), Amanda, Brandon and Brittany; and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brother Neil Brock.