Dorothy F. Sondgeroth
Posted: Monday, May 20th, 2013
MENDOTA - Dorothy F. Sondgeroth, 69, of 800 Fifth Ave., Mendota died May 16, 2013 at her residence.
Funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 22 at the Schwarz Funeral Home with Rev. Michael Morrell officiating. Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery, Mendota. Visitation is from 9:30-11:30 a.m. on May 22 at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be David Collings, John Elder, Dustin Schumacher, Andrew Kearney, and Cody and Colton White. Honorary pallbearers will be Andy Komperda, Dylan White, Dale Carter, Shaban Alin and Bob Franklin.
Mrs. Sondgeroth was born Nov. 2, 1943 in Campbellsville, Ky. to Marvin and Delilah (Stubbs) Kearney. She married Calvin Sondgeroth on Nov. 23, 1963 in Ottawa. He preceded her in death in 1991.
Survivors include her father of Plano; two sisters, Betty (Robert) Franklin of Milledgeville and Barbara (Frank) Hargett of Prescott, Ariz.; two brothers, Bud (Cheryl) Kearney of Campbellsville, Ky. and Carl (Jessica) Kearney of Sandwich; eight nieces; three nephews; three great nieces; and 10 great nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband and her mother.
Mrs. Sondgeroth was a 1961 graduate of Sandwich High School. She worked at James Knight CTSK in the 1960s, at Sears in downtown Mendota for five years and she retired from Parkway Restaurant in 2010 after 17 years. She loved to read and was happiest surrounded by her loving pets, Ruggar, Cassie and Scampy.
Memorials may be directed to the Sauk Valley Humane Society or the family.