Sonja Elizabeth Hurst

Sonja Elizabeth Hurst, 69, of Wake Forest, N.C., died Wednesday, April 9, 2008.

Born in South Milwaukee, she was the daughter of the late Elizabeth Veres and Paul Schelde.

She is survived by her daughter, Margaret Heidel; husband, John of Raleigh, N.C.; and sons, Christopher (Lori) Hurst of North Prairie and Andrew (Lori) Hurst of Raleigh. Also surviving her are her sister, Patricia Varga of Brookfield; grandchildren, Audrey, Caitlin, Rose and Bridget; former husband, Richard Hurst of New Berlin; and many nieces, nephews and dear friends.

Friends may visit with the family from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. today, April 11 at Bright Funeral Home and Cremation Center, (919) 556-5811.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 12, 2008, at Wake Forest United Methodist Church with the Revs. Gayla Collins and Helen Champion officiating. A private family burial will follow. Flowers are accepted or memorial contributions may be made to: Komen Foundation for Breast Cancer Research, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, Texas 75265; or Hospice of Wake County, 1300 St. Mary’s St., Fourth floor, Raleigh, NC 27605.