Fortunately her obituary confirmed the date and place of her death but her name didn't appear on the death index or a death certificate. State-level registration began in 1900, six years before her death so where could the records be?
[The Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette, 1 July 1906, page 6. Source: NewsPapers.com]
Using her date of death I was able to locate her death certificate indexed as Mrs. Mary E. O. Conner.
Now that we know her parents' names maybe we can find out more about her heritage.
[Ancestry.com. Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
Original data: Indiana State Board of Health. Death Certificates, 1900–2011.
Microfilm. Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indianapolis, Indiana.]
This branch of Bonnie's family was Protestant which may make it harder to find out more about them.
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