Theresa Ellen Sonnenschein
August 13, 1925 – June 6, 2018
Theresa Ellen Sonnenschein, age 92, of Arnold, Missouri passed away on Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Theresa was born August 13, 1925 in Saint Louis, MO, daughter of Alphonsus and Mary Boyer (nee Labewig).
Theresa is survived by; daughters Julie (Eamon) Concagh; Theresa Sonnenschein; Marie (James) Condis; Dorothy (Morton) Small; Veronica (Thomas) Yaeger and Mariann Chandler; sons Eugene (Carol) Sonnenschein; John (Janis) Sonnenschein; Henry (Ken) Sonnenschein and Joseph Sonnenschein;16 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, and Godchildren.
Theresa was preceded in death by her husband Julian Sonnenschein and her parents Alphonsus and Mary Boyer.
Theresa was a very faithful Catholic and a member of St. David's Catholic Church. She served as a Eucharistic minister, participated in daily Mass and volunteered for many organizations over the years. Theresa had a great sense of humor and loved to dress as a clown. She brought joy to all, and will be dearly missed.
A visitation for Theresa will be held Sunday, June 10, 2018 from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Heiligtag-Lang-Fendler Funeral Home, 1081 Jeffco Blvd, Arnold, MO 63010. The funeral service will be held on Monday, June 11, 2018 at 11:00 AM at St. David's Catholic Church, 2334 Tenbrook Rd, Arnold, MO 63010. A graveside service will immediately follow at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, 2900 Sheridan Dr, Jefferson Barracks, MO 63125.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Theresa's memory may be made to Keaton Residential Center, 120 N. Mill St., Festus, Missouri 63028.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.heiligtagfuneralhome.com for the Sonnenschein family.
- Alphonsus Boyer, Father
- Mary Boyer, Mother
- Julian Sonnenschein, Husband
- Julie (Eamon) Concagh, Daughter
- Theresa Sonnenschein, Daughter
- Marie (James) Condis, Daughter
- Dorothy (Morton) Small, Daughter
- Veronica (Thomas) Yaeger, Daughter
- Mariann Chandler, Daughter
- Eugene (Carol) Sonnenschein, Son
- John (Janis) Sonnenschein, Son
- Henry (Ken) Sonnenschein, Son
- Joseph Sonnenschein, Son
- Grandmother of 16; Great grandmother of 17; she was a cherished Sister, Sister-in-law, Aunt, Great Aunt, Cousin, Godmother and Friend.
Keaton Residential Center
120 N. Mill St., , Festus, Missouri 63028
- Visitation Sunday, June 10, 2018
- Funeral Service Monday, June 11, 2018
- Graveside Service Monday, June 11, 2018
Theresa Ellen Sonnenschein
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June 9, 2018
Dorothy Small, I am so sorry for your loss. I never knew your mother but from what I have read about her I feel like I lost out by not knowing her. Knowing you, I think you have the same loving, caring traits of your mother. You and Mort are very special people to me, as I’m sure your mother was to so many. God bless you and R.I.P. Theresa.
Gary and Cathy WHITLOCK
June 7, 2018
Our loving sympathy to Theresa's family. Theresa was a joy to know and an inspiration by her thankful attitude throughout her life. We believe that our Blessed Mother was with Theresa when she went to Jesus.