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Bonnie Dini

May 6, 1931 ~ August 29, 2023 (age 92) 92 Years Old


Bonnie Kay Dini, a lively spirit and beloved mother, passed away peacefully on August 29, 2023, in San Diego, California. Born on May 6, 1931, in Hampton, Iowa, Bonnie’s life was filled with laughter, love, and an unwavering zest for life that touched everyone she met.

Bonnie was a 1948 graduate of San Diego High School where she met her future husband, the late Amerigo Louis Dini. Bonnie was the proud mother of three daughters, Sherry Dini, Dia Haas, and Camilla Beck, and the loving mother-in-law to Mikel and Jim. Her family was the center of her world and she cherished every moment spent with them.

Bonnie was known for her quick wit and infectious sense of humor. She was an avid and energetic prankster, always ready with a joke or a playful trick to light up the room. Her laughter was contagious and she had a knack for making everyone around her smile. Bonnie was also a connoisseur of a good, ice-cold gin martini and loved to challenge friends and family to a game of cards. Her competitive spirit was always in good fun and her love for games extended to watching the Padres play or betting on the horses. Bonnie's vivacious energy and spirited nature made her a joy to be around.

In addition to her love for laughter and games, Bonnie was also a dedicated friend and outstanding mother. Those who had the privilege of knowing her would agree that she was one of a kind. Bonnie had a way of making everyone feel special and loved. Her kindness was felt by all who knew her and her legacy of love and laughter will live on in the hearts of her family and friends.

Bonnie was a woman of character, described best as funny, kind, and spirited. Her laughter was infectious, her kindness was genuine, and her spirit was unbreakable. Even in the face of adversity, Bonnie always found a way to keep a smile on her face and a joke at the ready. She was a beacon of light in the lives of those who knew her and her memory will continue to shine brightly.

Bonnie Kay Dini was a remarkable woman who lived a full and vibrant life. She left an indelible mark on the hearts of all who knew her. Her spirit, humor, and love will be deeply missed, but her legacy will continue to inspire those who were fortunate enough to know her. As we remember Bonnie, we celebrate a life well-lived, full of laughter, love, and unforgettable memories.

Bonnie is preceded in death by her husband, Amerigo Louis Dini. She is survived by her loving daughters, Sherry Dini, Dia Haas, Camilla Beck, and her sons-in-law, Mikel and Jim. Bonnie’s spirit will live on in the hearts of her family and all those who had the pleasure of knowing her. She was a loving wife, a devoted mother, a cherished friend. Bonnie Kay Dini, you will be deeply missed, but your laughter will echo in our hearts forever.

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Memorial Mass
September 18, 2023

11:00 AM
St. Johns of the Cross
8086 Broadway
Lemon Grove, CA 91945


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