Bonita “Bonnie” Arney
Date of Birth
October 31, 1934
Rural Touhy, Nebraska
Entered into Rest
October 3, 2017
Lincoln, Nebraska
Funeral Service Directions

Saturday, October 7, 2017 ~ 10:00 a.m.
Svoboda Funeral Home ~ Wahoo, Nebraska
Interment at Sunrise North Cemetery ~ Wahoo, Nebraska

Visitation Directions

Friday, October 6, 2017 ~ 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Svoboda Funeral Home ~ Wahoo, Nebraska


In care of the family for future designation

Bonita “Bonnie” E. Arney, 82 of Wahoo, NE passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at Bryan East Medical Center in Lincoln, NE.  She was born October 31, 1934 in rural Touhy, NE to Julius and Frances Zetocha.  She attended grade school in the Touhy area and was confirmed at St. Vitus Catholic Church in Touhy. Bonnie was united in marriage on January 2, 1951 to Donald F. Arney in Council Bluffs, IA.

Bonnie worked as a waitress for Fairview Café and as part of the janitorial staff at the Saunders County Court House. She enjoyed antiquing, crossword puzzles, Keno and loved to play Bingo.  Her passion was her family, she loved spending time with them.  She was a member of American Legion Auxiliary Post #82 and Post #273.

Bonita is survived by her children, Diane (Marvin) Ourada of Prague, Donald Arney, Jr. of Wahoo, Michael (Kimberly) Arney of Wahoo, James (Michelle) Arney of Tallahassee, FL; sons-in-law, Randy Abbott of Wahoo, Jim Slosser of Wahoo; 15 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; brother, Ernie (Marge) Zetocha of Weston; dear friend, Sheryl Smith; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald F. Arney, Sr., sons, John and Raymond Arney; daughters Kathy Abbott, Laurie Jensen; grandson Randy Abbott, parents, sisters and brothers-in-law, Irene and Louis Tvrdy, Betty and Don Hall, Margaret and Edward Tomsicek, Frances and Joe Matejcek; brother, Julius Zetocha.


Condolences for Bonita “Bonnie” Arney
  1. Laurie Sladek
    • October 5, 2017 - 6 years ago

    Sorry for your loss

  2. Ron & JoAnne Biggerstaff
    • October 5, 2017 - 6 years ago

    Sorry for your loss.

  3. Karen Miller
    • October 6, 2017 - 6 years ago

    So sorry for your loss. What a great lady..hard working…never complained! God Bless.

  4. Sam Winchell
    • October 6, 2017 - 6 years ago

    So sorry for your loss. She was a great lady. Keeping you in prayers

  5. neil and linda luers
    • October 10, 2017 - 6 years ago

    we would like to give our condolences for your loss. our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

  6. Linda Slosser
    • October 14, 2017 - 6 years ago

    May your days to follow bring you comfort to know that your Loved one is at peace and also know how much Bonnie was loved in Wahoo. She would always bring smiles to the tables she served at the Fairview Cafe, as I personally remember her. God be with you all at this time of sorrow.

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