Barbara Jean Bohnett Oliver


Barbara Jean Bohnett Oliver, 87, of Manti, Utah passed away on Feb. 3, 2019.

Barbara is survived by her daughter, Beverly Armstrong and her husband Bob of Manti, Utah; her son, Bill Hurd and his wife DaNae of Alpine, Utah; and her daughter, Ruth Thornberg and her husband Craig of Veneta, Oregon. She leaves 14 grandchildren and 47 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Sharon Fisher and her husband, Michael Rex Oliver.

Barbara was born in Green Bay, Wisconsin to Ralph and Margaret Bohnett on December 13, 1931.

They soon moved to Watsonville, California where she graduated high school and eventually bought her father’s bookkeeping and tax business. After moving to Grants Pass, Oregon and living there for many years, she finally settled in Manti, Utah. Barbara was very active in her church, Eastern Star, White shrine, Soroptomist Club, Red Hat Society and Family Home Evenings with her ladies group. She loved to read, knit, make quilts and serve at the Manti Temple.

There will be a viewing on Friday, February 8th from 11:30-12:30 with funeral services to follow at 1:00 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 295 S Main St, Manti, Utah officiated by Bishop Bigelow. She will then be laid to rest beside Rex Oliver in the Masonic Cemetery in Grants Pass, Oregon.

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