MENDOTA - Barbara A. Sondgeroth, 74, passed away peacefully on Sept. 5, 2020 at home surrounded by her loving family.
Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 11 at the Wasmer Funeral Home, Mendota. Due to Covid-19 masks are required and social distancing observed. A private Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. on Sept. 12 at Sts. Peter and Paul Church, Peterstown. Rev. Peter Pilon will officiate. Burial will follow immediately after Mass in the church cemetery and the public is welcome to share in the committal service.
Pallbearers will be Devin Matson, Aiden, Chris, Dominic and Josh Sondgeroth, and Jacob Thompson.
Barbara was born Sept. 18, 1945 in Spring Valley to Joseph and Della (Yucas) Shevokas. She married Laurence “Larry” Sondgeroth on Oct. 5, 1963 at Holy Trinity Church, Cherry. He preceded her in death on Nov. 5, 2017.
Survivors include four children, Laurence Sondgeroth of Golden Valley, Ariz., Gregory (Patricia) Sondgeroth of Orlando, Fla., Patricia (Jeffrey) Glade of Mendota and Theodore (Joan) Sondgeroth of Omaha, Neb.; nine grandchildren, Joshua (Cassie) Sondgeroth, Jessica (Jack) Wofford, Christopher Sondgeroth, Erin (Steve) Dingman, Justin (Amy) Sondgeroth, Kelsey (Jacob) Thompson, Haley Sondgeroth, Dominic Sondgeroth and Tiffany Sondgeroth; six great grandchildren, Devin Matson, Christina Sondgeroth, Aiden Sondgeroth, Nathaniel Dingman, Kinsey Wofford and Hunter Sondgeroth; one great-great grandchild, Khloe Matson; and her brothers and sisters, Florian Shevokas, Rita Becker, Joseph (Cindy) Shevokas, Charles (Lila) Shevokas and Elaine (Steve) Wasilewski.
She was preceded in death by her husband and her parents.
Barbara graduated from LaMoille High School in 1963. After being main caretaker to her four children through their school years, she worked at Del Monte Foods and Plano Molding before retiring. She was a lifetime member of her parish church, Sts. Peter and Paul, Peterstown, belonged to the Peterstown Altar Society, and participated in Divine Adoration until earlier this year. She actively volunteered with Cursillo and was a member of the team that supported the TEC Group. She enjoyed several including sewing, traveling and occasional trips to the casino with her sisters and other family members. She sewed beautiful doll clothing as a hobby and often attended craft fairs with her sisters. She enjoyed travel and being with family and friends.
Memorials may be directed to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Condolences may be left at wasmerfuneralhome.com.