April 20, 1920 - January 12, 2022
Mildred Amelia Sonnenberg, 101, of Liberty Center, Ohio was welcomed home into the arms of her Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ on Wednesday, January 12, 2022. She was born in Malinta, Ohio on April 20, 1920, to the late Herman and Della (Gerding) Cohrs. Mildred married Harold Sonnenberg on February 6, 1944, on her family farm. Harold preceded her in death on December 19, 1962. Mildred was employed at Standard Brands in Napoleon. She also was the custodian for St. Paul Lutheran Church Liberty Center for 30 years, where she was a member of the Women of the church and worked in her own upholstery shop. She enjoyed sewing, baking, bowling, playing cards, and being with her family. At Christmas time she would bake her famous Sugar Cookie Santa’s for all her grandchildren and great grandchildren. At Easter time everyone looked forward to her cinnamon rolls which were served after sunrise service at church for over 30 years. She bowled on a league in Napoleon until she was 90. Mildred is survived by her children, Ervin (Trudie), Leroy (Jean), Marilyn, and Harold (Kathy). 11 Grandchildren, 17 Great grandchildren, and 3 Great Great grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harold; brothers, Walter, Elmer, Eldor, Edwin, Herman Jr, and Ronald Cohrs; and sister, Norma Smotherman. Friends and family will be received at the Rodenberger-Gray Funeral Home, Napoleon on Sunday, January 16, 2022, from 2:00 PM until 7:00 PM. Funeral services will be held at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, Liberty Center, on Monday, January 17, 2022 at 11:00 AM with an hour of visitation prior to services. Interment will follow at Young Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the church or a charity of your choice. Online messages and condolences may be shared with the family at rodenbergergray.com.
Mildred Amelia Sonnenberg, 101, of Liberty Center, Ohio was welcomed home into the arms of her Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ on Wednesday, January 12, 2022. She was born in Malinta, Ohio on April 20, 1920, to the late Herman and Della (Gerding)... View Obituary & Service Information
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