James Bonogofsky, 74, passed away May 6, 2014, doing what he loved most, playing golf. Survived by his wife, Mary; daughters, Brenda (Dee) Pickett and Heidi (Phil) Marin; granddaughter, Carson Pickett; and grandsons, Nicolas and Dominic Marin. James was born April 3, 1940, in Carson, N.D. to Matt and Katie Bonogofsky. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. A memorial service will be held at a later date in North Dakota. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. Dear Mary Lou, Brenda & Heidi,
    My deepest condolences to your family during this difficult time. My memories of Jim are many; cracking jokes, making strudels, irrigating, fixing the water leak in the house, etc.

    Hanging out with all of you and just enjoying that \Good

  2. Mary Lou, Brenda, Heidi, just now learned of Jim’s passing. I have very fond memories of The Heart River Valley. So sorry for your loss. gods blessings, Ed

  3. Mary, so sorry to hear of your loss of Jim. We have many happy thoughts of both of you, & the girls. Hope you will be ok. We\’d like to know when you\’ll be up for the memorial. Friends, D&C

  4. Mary Lou and Family,
    You are in my thoughts and prayers. I have fond memories of Uncle Jim and your family from my childhood. with deepest sympathies,
    Melodie and Craig Malm

  5. Mary Lou, Brenda, Heidi and families,
    So sorry to hear about Jim. He was such a wonderful guy that we always enjoyed visiting with. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. May you remember all the great times you had together. Please let us know when you are planning something in ND so we can come and visit. Take care and Gods Blessings to you all. The years have passed by so fast…Kendra just mentioned the other day that “Carson, the girl that fell of my heifer when I was babysitting”, is graduating. She noticed it on facebook. We have 11 grandchildren now, with the oldest 9. I am trying to tell Kevin it is time to retire from ranching and be better grandparents. Miss you all!
    Love, Kevin & Lynette

  6. Mary, Brenda, and Heidi… Our heartfelt sympathy to all of you. Jim was a great guy and will always be remembered! Bill and Roxy Zenker

  7. We were so saddened to read about Jim’s passing! He was such a great friend and terrific neighbor. This is a tremendous loss to the entire North Side Neighborhood. He will be sorely missed. Our hearts go out to Mary and the whole family.
    Kermit ,Tom and Winston

  8. Aunt Mary & Family,

    Our thoughts and prayers are with your entire family at this time. Uncle Jim was much loved and will be missed. We are so glad to have known him. All of our love to yours.
    From Butch’s girls and our families.

  9. Aunt Mary & family we are so very sorry for your loss of Uncle Jim. Our thoughts & prayers are with you all. Josephine send her love & sympathy also.

  10. Doug and I are sending our heartfelt condolences on your loss of Jim, What an awesome individual! He was always kind and had the time to visit with us. He’ll be remembered with good thoughts by so God bless you and hold you close.

  11. Phil & Heidi,
    Very sorry to hear of your loss. My condolences to family and friends. Our thoughts & prayers are with you at this ti

  12. It was easy to see than Jim was the kind of guy you could like and could trust. I got a good firm (and I do mean firm) handshake from him the evening before he died, welcoming him back from Texas. Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with all who loved him. We’re sorry we’ll miss the memorial service.

  13. Mary and family:

    Just wanted you to know how truly sorry I am to hear about the death of Uncle Jim.

    Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

    Sandy Emter Petererson

  14. Dear Mary and family, Jill and I were so saddened to hear of Jim’s passing. He was such a fine gentleman…..we were blessed to have known him. I am so glad we got to spend the time at the farm several weeks back, and again on “Birthday Sunday” at Adamsville Presbyterian Church last month. Your entire family will remain in our thoughts and prayers.
    Jill and Jeff Seibert,
    William and Jordan

  15. Dear Mary and family,

    Our condolences onJim’s death. He was a great person. We thought highly of him. Don and Diane Emch

  16. Mary, our most sincere condolences to you and your family. We are so sorry to hear of Jim’s passing, thinking of you and remembering all the wonderful memories we shared with you and Jim.

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