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Columbia, MO: Leisa Karen Bonk, 59, of Columbia, MO passed away on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at University of Missouri Hospital, Columbia, MO.
She was born on March 22, 1958 in Kansas City, MO the daughter of George Edward Miller and Evelyn Lenore (Briscoe) Miller. She graduated from Center High School in Kansas City, MO class of 1976. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Management from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Karen was an Application Support Analyst at EAG Laboratories from 2007 to present. Prior to that she was a Programmer Analyst II at Johnson County Mental Health for over 15 years.
Karen was the proud mother of Staff Sergeant Evan Michael Bonk, US Air Force, and grandmother of three beautiful children. She was kind, unselfish and giving to all even at her death as she was an organ donor to the Midwest Transplant Network.
She is preceded in death by her father George Edward Miller.
Survivors include her mother Lenore Miller, brother Steve (Sue) Miller, son Evan (Michele) Bonk, three grandchildren, Aurora, Tobias and Gaia Bonk and nephew Sam Miller.
Memorial service will be held at 6:00 p.m., Monday, July 24, 2017 at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 West, Columbia, MO 65202.