Theresa M. Sonntag

Service

Date: Fri, December 22, 2017
Start time: 11:00 am
Location:
St. Joseph Catholic Church

Visitation

Date: Thu, December 21, 2017
Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location:
St. Joseph Catholic Church

Theresa M. Sonntag

Theresa M. Sonntag, 79, of Pleasant Hill, died on Monday, December 18, 2017 under hospice care at Parkridge Specialty Care. A visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at St. Joseph Catholic Church where a Rosary will be recited following visitation at 7 p.m. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, December 22, 2017 at the church.

Theresa is survived by her husband of 59 years, Jerry; 8 children Judy (Michael) Sauer, Patty (Pat) Wilson, Jerry (Kathy) Sonntag, Jim (Mona) Sonntag, Joe (Terrie) Sonntag, Duane (Kelly) Sonntag, Dan Sonntag, Rob (Kelli) Sonntag, and son-in-law Pete Fix; 17 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Theresa is preceded in death by her daughter Betty Fix and daughter-in-law Kathy Sonntag.

Theresa was a registered nurse for 40 years and enjoyed quilting, reading, traveling with Jerry, and spending time with her children and grandchildren. Theresa and Jerry welcomed into their home three foreign exchange students, Thierry Gueguen, Pierre Gueguen, and Richard Connell. Theresa and Jerry moved to Des Moines 11 years ago to be closer to family after living in Atlantic for many years.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Mercy Hospice, 5820 Winwood Dr., Johnston, Iowa 50131, where Theresa was a volunteer.

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