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January 14, 1966 – Monday, December 7, 2009

Service Information
St. Francis-Xavier Catholic Church in Bu
Monday, December 14, 2009

Visitation Information

Sonja A. Kirschenman, age 43 of Rockford, died unexpectedly on Monday, December 7, 2009 in Plymouth.

Sonja Ann was born on January 14, 1966 to Frederick & Mazel (nee: Lundell) Witt in Kansas City, Missouri. A class of 1984 graduate of Warsaw High School, Warsaw, Indiana. Sonja attended Iowa University and colleges in Marshall, Mankato & Worthington, Minnesota. On January 10, 1994 she married Randy Kirschenman in Iowa. She worked as a waitress at the Perkins in Buffalo and a restaurant in Rogers. She also worked at the Coborn’s deli in Delano & the Subway in Rockford. Her joy was to spend time going to children’s museums, playing board, computer games, canoeing along the Crow River & going for walks with her husband & children. She also enjoyed reading.

Survived by: husband, Randy; daughter, Tiffany; son, Austin; stepson, Matthew Kirschenman; step-daughter, Corrina Woodhull; father, Frederick Witt, St. Louis, MO; brother, Charles Witt, Austin, TX; three grandchildren; parents-in-law, Carol & Billy Norton Rockford, MN; sister-in-law, Carol (Troy) Freeman, Anoka, MN; brother-in-law, Kenneth (Shari) Kirschenman, Albertville, MN; five nieces; one nephew and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her mother, Mazel (nee Lundell) Witt & brother-in-law, Rodney Dean Kirschenman.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, December 14, 2009 at 10:30 AM at St. Francis-Xavier Catholic Church in Buffalo. Father Timothy Rudolphi will be the celebrant.

Visitation will be held from 4-8 PM on Sunday, December 13, 2009 at The Peterson Chapel – Buffalo funeral home, with a prayer service at 7:00 PM. Additional visitation one hour prior to mass at church.

In lieu of flowers and plants, memorials are preferred.

6 Guestbook Entries

  1. Mrs Fuhr

    Austin and Tiffany – Thinking of you at this sad time.

  2. Brannon Winters

    Austin, I am so sorry for your loss. Your mom was a good person and she was always nice when I slept over. If you need something just tell me and I will be there.

  3. Leeann Pearson

    Austin so sorry for the loss of your mom. from your friend Justin Stoffers.

  4. Cheyenne Dickinson

    Sorry about your mom Tiffany, It must be really hard, and she was a wonderful women. and I know she will be in everyone’s heart forever.

  5. The Eitel family

    We are so sorry for your loss Austin. Your mom was such a good person. If there’s anything we can do, please let us know. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  6. ronald james hansen

    Sorry for your loss, Randy. I met you long ago. I was Rodney’s and Kenny’s friend.


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