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 Gray L Sonnenberg

Gray L Sonnenberg

Birth
Michigan City, La Porte County, Indiana, USA
Death 28 Jun 2012 (aged 60)
South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA
Burial South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA
Plot Section FF Lot 97 - 5
Memorial ID 92768133 · View Source
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Gary L. Sonnenberg, 60, residing in South Bend, passed away at 5:00 p.m. Thursday, June 28, 2012 in his home with his loving wife and children at his bedside, following a lengthy three year illness.

He was born November 8, 1951 in Michigan City, IN, a son of the late Floyd & Norma (Rojahn) Sonnenberg, and has lived in South Bend for the past sixteen years.

On February 12, 1972 in LaPorte, IN, Gary and Kathy Spence were united in marriage. He is survived by his loving wife Kathy of 40 years, along with two sons, David (Malinda) Sonnenberg of Michigan City, IN, and Philip (Heather) Sonnenberg of LaPorte, IN, and two daughters, Michelle (Michael) Hogberg of South Bend, and Valerie (Jacob) Busick of Waynesboro, PA. Also surviving are seven grandchildren, a sister, Donna Serles of Michigan City, and a brother, Larry (Janet) Sonnenberg of South Bend.

Gary received his BA in Engineering from Purdue University, and served his country in the National Guard. He was employed as Program/Sales Manager with CQS in Benton Harbor, MI. He previously worked for fifteen years at Bethlehem Steel in Burns Harbor, and was co-owner of Lifeline Training of Michiana, LLC. He also served as Adjunct Professor at Indiana Vocational Technical College in South Bend. He was a faithful member of Community Baptist Church and a strong supporter of Community Baptist Christian School. He enjoyed golfing, the Chicago Bears, working in the yard, and most of all, his Lord.

Services celebrating the life of Gary Sonnenberg will be at 11:00 a.m. Monday, July 2, 2012 at Community Baptist Church, 5715 Miami Road, South Bend. Rev. Steve Stadtmiller will officiate. Graveside services with military honors will follow at Southlawn Cemetery, South Bend. The family will receive friends from 4:00 - 9:00 p.m. Sunday at the Palmer Funeral Home-Guisinger Chapel, 3718 South Michigan Street, South Bend, and one hour prior to services Monday at the Church.

Expressions of sympathy on behalf of Mr. Sonnenberg may be offered to Community Baptist Christian School, 5715 South Miami Street, South Bend, IN 46614. Online condolences to the family may be sent to www.palmerfuneralhomes.com


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  • Created by: Scabbardfish
  • Added: 29 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 92768133
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gray L Sonnenberg (8 Nov 1951–28 Jun 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92768133, citing Southlawn Cemetery, South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Scabbardfish (contributor 46844274) .