BONNIE HED Graham

Profile Updated: July 10, 2021
Residing In: Maple Valley, WA USA
Spouse/Partner: John Graham
Occupation: Retired in 2000 from Valley Medical Center. I volunteer at Hospice of Havasu Retail Store when we are there in the winter months.
Children: Greg born 1962 (Greg died in his house fire in 2020)
Scott born 1968
Grandchildren: Nick 31, More…Joe 28, Jeremy and Tyler 27, Ava 10, Allie 9. We now have a great-granddaughter, Victoria who is 7, and 3 great grandsons, Adam who is 5 and Jesse, 3; Forrest who is 4 and Olivia who is 3.
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I moved to Auburn, Washington in 1965 with my husband (at the time) Bob Anderson from EGF Central. Started working at Valley Medical Center in Renton, Wa in 1974 for a short period of time while he was on strike, and ended up staying for 30 years as the Executive Assistant to the Administrator of Finance. Married John Graham in 1983. He is a full-time flight attendant for Alaska Airlines and works 2 days a week in the Engineering Department at Valley Medical Center. We love to camp in our travel trailer, love to fly fish, but mostly love to dance. I will drop anything to go dancing. We attend many, many concerts. I was fortunate to see Elvis and Ricky Nelson in concert, Frankie Avalon, Bobby Rydell, Fabian (whom I danced with), Bobby Vee, Bobby Vinton, Paul Anka and many others. John is such a good sport as I drag him to all these events. I fly back and forth to Dallas every other month to visit my son and his family. We also have a condo in Lake Havasu City where we like to spend as much time as possible although John is still employed so his time there is limited. Update: John retired in November 2016, so now we are able to spend winters in Lake Havasu City.

School Story:

The funniest story I remember at Central was taking my Dad's brand new 1960 Chev Impala out on some country road and racing it - I can't remember all the details. The transmission went out and I had to drive it in reverse all the way home and push it into the garage. Of course, I told my dad I didn't know how it happened and being an only child (his little girl) I got away with it. Whew!! Everything we did back then, was totally harmless and fun (unlike in today's world).

I haven't had pizza as good as Howard's Pizza and I haven't had "turtles" that could compare to Widmans. Ate 5 turtles every day after school. That was my dinner! And the mocha cakes from Cox's Bakery were the very best!

My biggest disappointment was when Doc Winters gave me a "B" in chemistry. I was always a straight A student but had been in the hospital for a week with meningitis (almost lost my life) and because I wasn't sitting in class for that week, he felt I missed out on a lot of discussion and couldn't give me an A. I have always regretted not fighting for that A.

Loved singing in the Centralian chorus and Girls Glee Club, Hobnobs at the Y, dances at the Armory.

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Oct 15, 2021 at 8:10 AM

It wa so nice having a long chat with Jack at our reunion a couple of weeks ago.  He was such a nice, caring person.

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Hi Cindy, I didn’t know you were at the reunion. I thought I saw and talked to everyone. Sorry I missed you, it was a lot of fun.

Sep 22, 2021 at 3:25 PM

Hi Lance, I never saw Cindy Stephenson and Dave there. I thought I had seen everyone and talked to several. Lotza fun.

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Happy Birthday Bonnie - Hope you have a great day!

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Went thru confirmation with Roger at Augustana.  We chatted several times at GF airport as I was flyimg back and forth from Seattle and always looked forward to seeing him.  Really nice guy.

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Happy Birthday Bonnie - Hope you have a great day!

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