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Martin Sonk

2 Aug 1905 - 2 Dec 1987

Martin Sonk, 529 Brookfield Ave., Masury, formerly of Orangeville, Ohio, died at 3:40 a.m. today (12-2-87) in O'Brien Memorial Nursing Home, Masury, where he had been a patient [for]18 months.  He was 82.

Mr. Sonk was born in Hartford, Ohio, Aug. 2, 1905, to Frank and Sarah Toot Sonk.

He was a member of Orangeville United Methodist Church.

He retired in 1970 from Shenango Valley Water Co. with 30 years’ service.

Mr. Sonk served in the Army during World War II

Surviving are his wife, the former Hilda Fredrickson, whom he married June 10, 1944; a daughter, Mrs. Melinda Kroko, Masury; five sisters, Mrs. Charlene Richter and Mrs. Ethel Keller, both Sharon, Mrs. Florence McClelland, Mercer, Mrs. Evelyn Hudson, Cortland, Ohio, and Mrs. Freda Cook in California; two brothers, Harlan Sonk, Gales Ferry, Conn., and August Sonk, Boardman, Ohio; and two grandchildren. Four brothers and a sister preceded him in death.


Source: The Herald, Sharon, PA, December 2, 1987

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