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In Memory of Sonya Schwertel

Visitation

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday January 3, 2020
O'Connell Family Funeral Home
520 11th Street South
Hudson WI, 54016

Service

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Friday January 3, 2020
O'Connell Family Funeral Home
520 11th Street South
Hudson WI, 54016

Sonya J. Schwertel age 87, of Hudson, WI passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 22, 2019 at Christian Community Home in Hudson. Sonya was born on February 18, 1932, in Bangor, Wisconsin to parents Raymond and Leona (Mitchell) Jones. After graduating from High School, Sonya was united in marriage to James Schwertel on September 6, 1952 and together they were blessed with four children.

Even with her hands full with four boys Sonya found time to volunteer with her church regularly and helped coordinate and serve funeral lunches for many years, she also sewed baptismal gowns for the church. Some of her favorite hobbies were making quilts for her family and being a member of Bridge Club.

She will be missed greatly by her children Steven (Tinker), David (Susan), Richard (Linda), and Thomas; grandchildren Alan, Daniel, Jacob, Samuel, Heather and Ashley; great-grandchildren Taylor and Eli; sister Sherry (Terry) Ellenz and many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents Raymond and Leona; husband, James; sister Ruthie Bever and brother Robert Jones.

A funeral service for Sonya will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, January 3, 2020 at O’Connell Family Funeral Home in Hudson. Visitation will be from 1:30 – 2:30 at the funeral home. Memorials preferred to the American Cancer Society or to Christian Community Home. 

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    • Dear Dave and Sue and boys, our sincere sympathy on the death of your dear mama. May memories of her wrap you up in a warm hug during this difficult time. God Bless ya’ll.
      Jeff and Charlene Satterwhite
      Arkansas