|Birth: ||Oct. 26, 1935|
|Death: ||Dec. 9, 2010|
Sterling E. Sotdorus, 75, Marion, went home to be in the heavenly arms of his Lord and Savior, on Thursday, December 9, 2010, with his wife and brother at his side. He was born in Lineboro, Maryland to the late Maurice and Hilda (Cape) Sotdorus. He married Marolyn Sue Joseph on October 16, 1993.
Sterling was a member of the Teamsters Union Local 135 for 36 years and was employed with Hiway Dispatch for 24 ½ years. He was a member of Bethel Worship Center and past president of the Neighborhood (Stonecrest) Watch Assoc. Sterling won awards for his yard work, flowers and Christmas Villages. He was a NASCAR/Jeff Gordon fan.
Visitation: will be Sunday, December 12, 2010 from 02:00-6:00 PM at Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, North Chapel, 1341 North Baldwin Avenue, Marion, IN.
Funeral Service: at 10:00 am, Monday, December 13, 2010 at Bethel Worship Center, 1715 E. 38th St., Marion, with Pastor Mike Henson officiating. Burial is in Grant Memorial Park, Marion, IN
Survivors: Wife: Marolyn Sue Sotdorus Marion, IN
Children: Cindy (Ric) Logan Hartford City, IN
Richard Sotdorus Glen Rock, PA
Karen (Dan Thompson) Kemp Hartford City, IN
Stepchildren: Patty (Mike) Parker Marion, IN
Fran (Gary) Whirl Noblesville, IN
Terrie Snapp Marion, IN
Sherrie Sheetz Marion, IN
Billy Sheetz W. Frankfort, IL
Sisters: Rosalee Kriener Finksburg, MD
Elonda Lippy Finksburg, MD
Brother: Gene Sotdorus Decatur, IL
Grandchildren: Ryan & Ashley Kemp
8 Additional Grandchildren
15 Great Grandchildren
Several nieces, nephews, and special friends
Preceded in death by:
Memorial contributions may be directed to Cancer Services of Grant County, Tower Suites, 305 S. Norton Avenue, Marion, IN 46952 or the American Heart Assoc, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674.
Maurice E Sotdorus (1907 - 1988)
Hilda M Sotdorus (1911 - 1988)
Anna Ruth Maples Sotdorus (1946 - 1993)
Grant Memorial Park
Created by: Ronald Baxter
Record added: Dec 13, 2010
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