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Obituary of Loretta M. Sonntag

Loretta Marguerite Sonntag, the daughter of Phillip Strumfa and Anna (Wenning) Strumfa, was born August 10, 1922 at rural Belleville, KS and passed away on July 28, 2014 at the Catholic Hospice at Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale, Florida at the age of 91 years, 11 months, and 18 days.
She grew up and attended the local public schools of Belleville, KS, graduating from Belleville High School. Following her schooling, she worked for Saip Army Supply Store in Salina, KS and later for Mumfort’s Hospital in Belleville.
She worked in the cafeteria at the Belleville Elementary School and Scott Speciality’s for a time. She then worked in the dietary department at Republic County Hospital.
In October of 1947, she was united in marriage to Lawrence Sonntag and to this union was born: Phyllis and Lynette. He preceded her in death.
She was a member of St. Edward’s Catholic Church, the Altar Society, and also taught catechism classes at the Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents: Phillip and Ann (Wenning)
Strumfa; two brothers who died in infancy, and her husband Lawrence Sonntag on Feb. 15, 2012.
Loretta is survived by two daughters: Lynette Sonntag of Fort Lauderdale,
Florida, and Phyllis (Stan) Truman of Dupo, Illinois; three grandsons: Steven
Truman Waterloo, IL, Sean Truman of St. Louis, MO, and Stan Truman of
Tallahassee, FL; 8 great grandchildren, other relatives and many friends.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 AM, Tuesday, August 5, 2014
at St. Edward’s Catholic Church with Fr. Brian Lager and Deacon Steve Heiman,
The Rosary/Vigil service will be held at 7:00 PM Monday August 4, 2014 at the Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home.
Interment will follow at St. Josaphat's Catholic Cemetery, rural Belleville,
Friends may call from One PM until 9 PM, Sunday and 9AM until 9 PM on Monday at the Bachelor-Surber
Funeral Home, Belleville, KS.
Memorials are suggested to family choice.
Online condolences to
Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home, Belleville, KS is in charge of the arrangements.


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