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Bonnie Majerus
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“I am so sorry to hear about Bonnie's death. We lived next door to Leiter and Opal for years in Woodbine. You have my deepest symphathy. God Bless in...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Alice (Jones) Gurney - IA

“Dear family Bonita was one of the sweetest ladies I knew. Anyone that knew her was blessed. My love and prayers for all if you. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Leia Johnsen - Friend

“To Bonnie's family so sorry for your loss. Bonnie and I were friend's a very long time ago. We had a few giggles together and sharing of life. A...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Barbara Hanny - Omaha, NE

“So sorry for your loss Bruce,Josh,Jeremy and Brandon Bonnie was such a sweet lady and will be missed I will prayer for you guys! ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Ron & Beverly Kuehn/Osbhar - FL

“So sorry for your loss Theresa! ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Mary Jane Newman - Omaha, NE

“So for your loss. Bonnie was a kind and very generous person and will truly be missed. She helped her family in so many ways and always there when...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Gale Biggerstaff - Omaha, NE

“We are thinking of you, and keeping you in our hearts and thoughts. Theresa, remember you are among friends and family. Anything you need, even if it...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Susan & Tom Egr - Omaha, NE

“Our thoughts and prayers are with Bruce and Bonita's loving family. She will truly be missed. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Linda and Rick Miller - Omaha, NE


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Bonita Mae (Brookhouser) Majerus was born July 31, 1944, to Leiter and Opal (Roundy) Brookhouser in Woodbine, Iowa. Bonnie was raised in Woodbine and graduated from Woodbine High School. After graduation Bonnie worked at Foodland in Missouri Valley, Iowa and for Western Electric in Omaha. Bonnie married Merlin Whitmore and the couple had one daughter, Kendra. Merlin passed in 1963. Bonnie married Jim Houston and the couple had one daughter, Theresa. Bonnie married Robert McHugh. Robert passed in 1978. Bonnie married Bruce Majerus in 1988 in Logan, Iowa. The couple lived south of Woodbine and Bonnie worked at American Game for 20 years and Perfection Form for 20 years. Bonita and Bruce helped raise their three grandsons.

Bonnie's biggest joys were her three grandsons and one great grandson ~ with one on the way. Bonnie also loved animals and football ~ especially her Nebraska Huskers.

Bonnie died on Saturday, December 16, 2017, at the Select Specialty Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska at the age of 73 years, four months and 16 days.

Bonnie was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands, Merlin Whitmore and Robert McHugh; sister, Marva Lea Collins; infant sister, Karen Jo Brookhouser; and brother, Albert Terry Brookhouser. She is survived by her husband, Bruce Majerus of Woodbine, Iowa; two daughters, Kendra Norgard of Bellevue, Nebraska, and Theresa Houston of Omaha, Nebraska; three grandsons, Joshua Jacobsen, Jeremy Jacobsen and his wife Sarah and Brandon Workman; great grandson Chance; brother, Jim Brookhouser and his wife Carol of Lake Park, Georgia; sister, Linda and her husband Rick Miller of Omaha, Nebraska; brother-in-law, Marvin Collins of Logan, Iowa; and many other relatives and friends.

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