Bonnice Marie (Hale) Sieker

 

Last updated 3/27/2024 at 12:26pm

Bonnice Marie (Hale) Sieker

Bonnice Sieker, 74, graduated to Heaven on Tuesday, March 19, in Spokane, Washington. Bonnice was born on August 3, 1949, in Pasco, Washington, to Harry and Elsie Hale. She lived various places as a child and enjoyed her time with her siblings: Marti, Winnie, Pete, and Ella Rae. They spent most of their time growing up in Liberty, Cle Elum and Nespelem.

As an adult Bonnice moved between various towns such as Ellensburg, Liberty, Schwana and Kittitas but she always called Grand Coulee home. It was always a safe place to come back to for her. She married Terry Sieker in 1967 and had three children with him before the marriage ended. Bonnice was a member of Colville Confederated Tribes and enjoyed her culture. She loved stick games, Pow Wows, drumming and her native language. She also was known for her Indian Fry Bread. Bonnice was a member of The Eagles Lodge, The Moose Lodge and Faith Community Church. She was active in all three when her health allowed. She loved worship music, especially Elvis Gospel hymns. Bonnice also loved dancing and when a song she liked was played she was known to start moving to the music, especially the TWIST. Above everything family was her first love and was always spending time with grandkids and great-grandkids every chance she got.


Bonnice is proceeded in death by her parents Harry and Elsie Hale, her brother Pete Hale, and her son Frank Sieker. She is survived by her daughters: Karrie (Jesse) Utz of Spokane, and Terrie Billups of Grand Coulee; her grandchildren: Nicollette Seylor, Levi (Eliza) Seylor, Jesse (Neshia) Billups, Tianna Billups, all of Grand Coulee and Terrill Sieker of Tulsa, Oklahoma. She is also survived by four great-grandchildren Cairo Billups, Alliana Seylor, Liberty Billups and Myles Seylor and her three sisters: Marti Hale, Winnie Marchand and Ella Rae Hale. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews and friends.

A celebration of life will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 26, at Faith Community Church in Electric City.

 

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