Bonn, Irene “Elizabeth”
passed away Sunday, July 3, 2011, in Hospice of the Valley at age 64. She was preceded in death by her parents, Gus and Mercy Bonn. Elizabeth graduated from Phoenix Union High School and worked in the International Department of Valley National Bank. Over the next four decades her career was in administrative support for the City of Phoenix among others and as a legal secretary for various firms. After the onset of rheumatoid arthritis Elizabeth shared her skills and expertise with Arizona Bridge to Independent Living. She resigned from her position at Community Legal Services in 2010 for health reasons. For many years she taught English as a Second Language at Friendly House. Elizabeth is survived by brothers Daniel and David, their wives, children, and grandchildren. Visitation from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 8 at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 East Indian School Road, Phoenix. Private interment. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or Hospice of the Valley Friendship Village, 2525 East Southern Avenue, Tempe.