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Virginia Ruth Sonke

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“Jim and Laurie, so sorry for your loss. I loved your Mother deeply at my time at Vista Springs. She has a huge place in my heart always. ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Sarah Clark - Cedar Springs, MI

“Ginny was first a mother-in-law but grew into a good, trusted friend. Our trip together to Italy to visit my daughter (and her grand daughter Jen),...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Sarah Sonke - Raleigh, NC

“Laurie,Thinking of you ......Robin Coulter Payne ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Robin Coulter Payne - Fruitport, MI

“I remember that when we moved to Grand Rapids nearly 16 years ago, Virginia was one of the first people to greet us our first Sunday at church. I...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Rick Jackson - Grand Rapids, MI

“Growing up she was, Mrs. Sonke, and a fine neighbor. I didn't realize she chaired the Michigan Oak School carnival. I loved the carnival! It is one...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Betsy Emdin - Traverse City, MI

“Deepest condolences. Mr. Sonke will be missed sadly. May God strengthen and comfort you in the days ahead. ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: A friend

Virginia was born on November 25, 1924 and passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2019.

Virginia was a resident of Grand Rapids, Michigan at the time of passing.

She was then a life-long resident of Grand Rapids where she graduated from Grand Rapids Central High School, Class of 1942.

Memorial contributions to the First Church of Christ, Scientist of Grand Rapids, 868 Fuller NE, 49503, or to the Japanese Garden at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park,1000 E. Beltline NE, GR 49525 would be appreciated.