Sonja White nee Johnson, age 76, of Elmhurst

Written by Brust Funeral Home on January 17th, 2018

White-SonjaSonja White nee Johnson, age 76, of Elmhurst, died January 15, 2018.  Sonja was the loving wife of Gary C.; beloved mother of Elizabeth White of Elmhurst and Victoria (Andrew) Hynes of Aurora; grandmother of Katie and Jack Hynes of Aurora.

Memorial Visitation Sunday, January 28, 2018, from 1 PM until time of Memorial Service at 4 PM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard.

Sonja grew up in Chicago and had been a resident of Elmhurst for 47 years.  She attended North Park Academy and North Park College prior to nursing school.  She was a Registered Nurse and graduated from Augustana Nursing School.  She worked at the Elmhurst Clinic and University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Sonja loved to knit and sew.  She was a Girl Scout leader.  She was a former member of Elmhurst Presbyterian Church.

Memorials to the American Cancer Society, 1801 S. Meyers Rd., Suite 100, Oakbrook Terrace, IL  60181 appreciated.

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4 Comments so far ↓

  1. Lyle & Pat Carlson says:

    Gary and Family:
    Pat and I are saddened by your loss. She was a lovely lady. God bless you and your family.
    Pat & Lyle

  2. Jackie Nilson says:

    May you be at peace now…no more suffering. You are in God’s loving arms but will be in the hearts of your family forever. Until we meet again dear cousin.
    Love Jackie

  3. Cheryl says:

    My heart goes out to the family! Death is truly an enemy- one that God through Jesus Christ will soon eliminate (1 Corinthians 15:26). May this hope bring the family comfort during this difficult time. Click on the link for more comforting thoughts:

  4. Wayne Basley says:

    The Basley Family is saddened by your loss. Sonja was a very accomplished nurse. She loved her family and gave back to the community. We will keep your family in our prayers as you and your family proceed through the grieving process. Take care Gary.

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