Yvonne V. "Bonnie" Linehan age 90 a resident of Utica formerly a 75-year resident of Royal Oak died April 6 2012 at her home. She was born December 23 1921 in Detroit to the late Frank M. and Beatrice L. (Godley) Tabor. Mrs. Linehan graduated from Royal Oak Senior High School in 1939. She served during World War II as a Pharmacist's Mate First Class in the U.S. Navy W.A.V.E.S. at the U.S. Naval Hospital in Oceanside CA. She was employed by the State of Michigan for 26 years as a hearings reporter with the M.E.S.C. and three years as an office manager with the M.E.S.C. Board of Review. She is survived by her children Ross J. Linehan of Ypsilanti and Timothy M. Linehan of Glastonbury Conn; special niece Terri (Jeffrey) Gersch (nee Tabor) of Clinton Township; grandchildren Eric and Kristen Gersch Nathan and Mallory Linehan; and brother Frank L. Tabor. She was preceded in death by her husband James A. Linehan on July 28 1991; the couple married May 14 1949 in Royal Oak; son Thomas P. Linehan on October 9 2011; brothers Alan F. Tabor Giles D. Tabor and sisters-in-law Jean Tabor and Elaine Tabor. The visitation will be held Wednesday 9-11 a.m. at the Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home 8459 Hall Road (3 blocks E of Van Dyke) Utica and Wednesday 3-5 p.m. at the Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home 705 W Eleven Mile Road (4 blocks E of Woodward) Royal Oak. The service will be Thursday 10 a.m. at the funeral home in Royal Oak. Inurnment at Oakview Cemetery in Royal Oak. Memorials to the Royal Oak Historical Society or Royal Oak Woman's Club appreciated. Share your memories at www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com.
Published in Daily Tribune on April 8 2012.