Ada Perwien Obituary, Death – We are passing along the news of the demise of Ada Michaels Perwien, the founding matriarch of Bluebonnet Farm, with a heavy heart since she will be much missed. It is impossible to adequately express how devastating her loss was to both the farm and to her family. Ada, you were very gorgeous and always smiled. Rest in peace. On July 7, 2023, Ada Michaels Perwien passed away quietly in the home she had shared with her husband in Houston.
She was born in the Minnesota community of Owatonna, which is also the place where she raised her family before relocating to one of the Twin Cities. There, she received her higher education and was introduced to Ed Perwien, who would later become her husband of 68 years. She enjoyed a wonderful and long life, during which she was known for her selfless giving. Those individuals who had the good fortune to be in her company were able to experience the unbounded warmth and kindness that she exuded. Both Ada and Ed were avid horse enthusiasts, particularly with American Saddlebreds.
They went to several events, during which time Ada became known as the “Horse Show Mom” to everyone else. Her hobbies included needlework, knitting, gardening, cooking, reading, playing Mah Jongg, traveling, and, of course, horses. Her other hobby was Mah Jongg. She was a leader in a number of equestrian groups, including those for the local garden club, Project Head Start, Cub Scouts, and Camp Fire Girls. She was an active participant in the Temple Sisterhood, Hadassah, and the Houston Rose Society. Ada placed the utmost importance on her family.
She brought up four children and was a host mother to a large number of international students. Her children and their spouses, Mark and wife Laurie Goodman, Diane and husband Greg Thelen, Richard and wife Tica, and Elly and husband Dr. Phil Berman, as well as eight grandkids and seven great grandchildren, are among her survivors. Her children are Mark and wife Laurie Goodman, Diane and husband Greg Thelen, Richard and wife Tica, and Elly and husband Dr. Phil Berman. She was the beloved aunt to a large number of nieces and nephews.