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Michael "Mike" L. Sonntag

January 9, 1942 - July 5, 2018

Michael L. "Mike" Sonntag, 76, of Sheridan, Texas, passed away on July 5, 2018 in Sheridan, TX.

He was born on January 9, 1942 to Leonard and ClaraB (Haltom) Sonntag in Hallettsville, TX. On February 1, 1969 he married Elaine Hines.

Michael was a retired Oilfield Welder/Contractor and served his country in the U.S National Guard.

He was a member of the Masonic Lodge # 80 in Hallettsville, TX where he was the Worshipful Master Elect, and the Masonic Lodge # 423 in Weimar, TX where he was a 2 time past Worshipful Master. He was also a Shriner and lifetime member of the NRA.

Michael is survived by his wife Elaine Sonntag of Sheridan, TX, son Michael E. Sonntag and his wife Jennifer of Sumter, SC, son L. Clayton Sonntag and his partner Cheri Gentry of Sheridan, TX, sister Dolores Kinsey and her husband Dean of San Marcos, TX, sister Shelby Jean Cloyd and her husband Joe of Hallettsville, TX, and grandchildren Michael C. Sonntag, Greyson Sonntag, and Sarah Sonntag.

He was preceded in death by his parents Leonard Sonntag and ClaraB Haltom Sonntag, and sister Jackie Caldwell.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, July 08, 2018 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM at Henneke Funeral Home in Columbus, Texas and Monday from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM at Zion Lutheran Church in Sublime, Texas.

Funeral Service will be held on Monday, July 9, 2018 at 10:00 AM at Zion Lutheran Church with Pastor Herb Beyer officiating.

Burial will take place in Geiger Cemetery in Sublime, Texas.

Pallbearers are Buddy Whitley, Danny Zavesky, Freddie Kloppenburg, Bryan Tesch, Kurt Allen, Clifton Linnemier, Jo Jo Linnemier, and Donnie Keiper.

Memorials may be given to Shriners Hospitals for Children Donor relations, 6977 Main St., Houston, TX 77030, www.lovetotherescue.org, or the charity of your choice.


Michael "Mike" L. Sonntag
January 9, 1942 - July 5, 2018



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