Davis, Sonja Laverne 76 years old of Antioch, IL passed away Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at her home. She was born November 14, 1936 in Park Ridge, IL the daughter of the late Sigurd and Signe (Nilsson) Larson. Sonja lived in Rogers Park before settling in Antioch in 1952. She enjoyed swimming and boating on Bluff Lake, loved animals, and spending time with her grandchildren. After high school, Sonja became a dental hygienist, continuing until she started her family. On October 1, 1959 she married Charles Davis at Ebenezer Lutheran Church, Chicago, IL and he preceded her in death October 8, 2005. Survivors include her children, Charles L. Davis, Jr. of Paddock Lake, WI and Lisa (Philip) Smith of Beach Park, IL; grandchildren, Cassidy, Rachel, Katie (Jake), and Charles III; great-grandchildren, Jacob and Maddalyn; her sister, Evelyn (Axel) Ullberg of Ingleside, IL, her sister-in-law, Sherry Lichter; and nephews, Lars and Erik Ullberg, Dan Lichter and nieces Jill Lichter and Sue Lichter-Barker. A memorial service will be held at 6PM Friday, February 22, 2013 at the STRANG FUNERAL HOME OF ANTIOCH, 1055 Main St. (Rte. 83) Antioch, IL with visitation beginning at 5PM. Interment will be private. INFO 847-395-4000. In lieu of flowers, those desiring may make contributions to the
or to a family memorial, in her memory. Please sign the online guest book for Sonja at www.strangfh.com.
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Published in News Sun from Feb. 22 to Feb. 28, 2013