Provided by Whitaker-Eads Funeral Home
Born: Saturday, December 14, 1946
Died: Monday, December 30, 2013
Sonja Elizabeth Ishmael, a 68 year old Trenton, MO resident passed away Monday, December 30, 2013 at Kindred Hospital in Sycamore, IL.
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Saturday, January 11, 2014 at Resthaven Mortuary of Trenton. A visitation is scheduled from 1 until service time Saturday. Burial will be in the Resthaven Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations may be made to the Family and left with the funeral home.
Sonja Ishmael was born December 14, 1946 in Lecember, Germany to Jessie and Ingebor (Stark) Saxton. She grew up in Seaside California then moved to the Bay Area Fremont California where she raised her four children Edward, Alfred , john and youngest daughter Virginia. She also worked at General Motors till they closed their doors in the early 80's. Then On September 3, 1986 she was united in marriage to Terry Duane Ishmael her true sole mate. He preceded her in death on October 29, 2013.
Surviving relatives include, , Edward Martinez and his wife Lisa of Oakland, MD, Grabiel Martinez of Nashville, IN, a daughter Virginia Worel and her husband Phil of West Chicago, IL,sons Clarke Ishmael of Kansas City, MO. 11 grandchildren Nathan of California Edward Jr. and john Paul, Cambria. of Oakland Maryland. Justin and Joshua of California. Kyle, Miranda and Avery of Nashville and Marcella and Steven of west Chicago and 4 great-grandchildren . Sonja was a wonderful wife loving caring for all who needed a shoulder a fantastic mother who worked so hard to provide for her family she will be greatly missed for an eternity . May she rest in piece ..
Those preceding her in death include her parents, A Son John D Martinez and husband Terry D Ishmael .