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James J. Sonderman
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Birth: Apr. 22, 1931
Dubois County
Indiana, USA
Death: Mar. 14, 2009
Dubois County
Indiana, USA

James J. Sonderman, age 77 of Jasper, died at 8:38 a.m. Saturday (March 14, 2009) in Memorial Hospital & Health Care Center in Jasper.

He was born at Jasper, Indiana on April 22, 1931 to Maurice F. and Alberta (Schellenger) Sonderman. He married Marilynn Higgins on Sept 17, 1955 St. Paul's Catholic Church at Danville, Illinois.

Jim Sonderman was a U.S. Navy Veteran (Sea Bee) .
He was the founder of Furniture Suppliers Incorporated in Jasper.
He served on the Board of Directors of the Dubois County Bank/Old National Bank in Jasper for 34 years, he was the 4th generation to serve on the Bank Board. He also served on the Board of Trustee of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College.

Jim is a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Jasper Knight of Columbus, and American Legion Post # 147.

His wife, Marilynn Sonderman.
2 daughters,
Mrs. Mark (Marja) Schatz, Siberia, IN
Mrs. Jeff (Amy) Woods, Coggon, IA
1 Son,
John Sonderman and Spouse Judy, Jasper, IN
5 grandchildren ; Melissa Schatz, Brian & Shannon Sonderman, Elizabeth & Julie Woods.

Preceding him in death is 1 grandson Nathan Sonderman. 1 sister, Lois Surprenant.

Funeral services for Jim Sonderman will be held at 10:00 a.m. EST, Wednesday (March 18, 2009) in St. Joseph Catholic Church with burial to follow in Fairview Cemetery in Jasper. American Legion Post # 147 will conduct Military Grave Side Rites.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. EST Tuesday (March 17, 2009) at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper.

Jasper High School Class of 1950 will have a rosary service at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Saint Mary ľof-the-Woods College, Terre Haute, Indiana and the Sisters of Providence at Saint Mary ľof-the-Woods, Terre Haute, Indiana.
Family links: 
  Alberta Schellinger Sonderman (1905 - 2000)
  Lois M. Sonderman Surprenant (1930 - 1979)*
  James J. Sonderman (1931 - 2009)
*Calculated relationship
Fairview Cemetery
Dubois County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Terry Bigler
Record added: Jun 23, 2011
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James J. Sonderman
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James J. Sonderman
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James J. Sonderman
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 Added: Jun. 23, 2011

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