Artie Marie (Bonnie) Lodholm (Culver) was born January 11, 1922 in Sawyer, Oklahoma and passed away peacefully Sunday, March 1, 2020 at the age of 98. She was known as Bonnie by most and Ganny by her grandchildren. She came from a very large family; she was one of 21 children. She was a hard working woman in the home and garden. She loved her family and spent as much time as she could being with them and working on their behalf. She was known for her fantastic cooking and beautiful gardens in Washington state and here in Oklahoma. Foremost in her life was her dedication to serve her Creator. She was baptized as one of Jehovah's Witnesses on May 4, 1957. She enjoyed zealously telling others in the community and her family about her faith for 62 years. She married the love of her life, Hub Culver on April 27, 1942. They happily raised 4 beautiful children together on south Adams street in Elk City. Hub passed away in 1972. In 1974 she met and married Beech Lodholm. He introduced her to the beauty of Washington State. They lived happily in Washington State and Oklahoma for 25 years. Beech passed away in 1998.
Bonnie was preceded in death by husbands Theodore (Hub) Culver and Beech Lodholm, daughters Brenda Yeager and Nancy Gordon, grandson, Scott Gordon and great grandson, Cory Walker.
She is survived by children Ted Culver, Elk City, OK and Judy Durland, Troup, TX. She has 12 grandchildren, Scott Gordon, Jaimie Gordon, Phoebe Jepson, Tiffany Yeager, Chelsea Yeager, Amber White, Damon Culver, Brandon Culver, Krystal (Culver) Braker, Bonnie Alexander, Mark Maxwell, and November Roberts, numerous great and great great grandchildren.
Services will be held Monday, March 9, 2020 at 11:00 AM in the Whinery Chapel with burial following at Fairlawn Cemetery under the direction of Whinery Funeral Service.
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