Bonnie June (Gerrond) Ipson

ELKHART - Bonnie June (Gerrond) Ipson, died Nov 18, 2020, at Morton County Hospital in Elkhart, KS. Bonnie was born on the Gerrond Farm in Stevens County, KS, on June 30, 1929, to James Ray and Eva (Slemp) Gerrond. Bonnie grew up on the farm, attending High Point and South Harmony country schools. On June 18, 1949, Bonnie married Roger Ipson in Clayton, NM. They made their home in Hugoton, KS. In 1955, they transferred to Elkhart, KS where she lived until her death. Bonnie worked for the City of Elkhart for 20 years, in the city clerk’s office.

Bonnie is survived by daughter, Teresa Harder of Elkhart, KS; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter. Bonnie is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Roger in 2003; two sons, Ted Ispon and Ronald Dean Ipson; and two brothers, James Gerrond and Roland Gerrond.

Funeral service will be held Nov. 23, 2020, at 10 a.m. at Elkhart United Methodist Church. Interment will follow at the Elkhart Cemetery. Friends may call Nov. 22, 2020, from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. at Garnand Funeral Home in Elkhart, KS. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials may be given to the Elkhart United Methodist Church or Morton County Historical Society in care of Garnand Funeral Home, PO Box 854, Elkhart, KS 67950. Condolences may be posted at

Posted online on November 20, 2020