George E. Sonntag, 91|

George Emil Sonntag, 91, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, at Cedar Community in West Bend. He was born on March 11, 1923, in Milwaukee, to Emil and Pearl (nee Johnson) Sonntag.

George received a degree from Marquette University in 1947, after being honorably discharged from the Army Air Corps. He then married Lorraine Grace (nee Mundt) on June 5, 1948.

George worked as a mechanical engineer for A.O. Smith Company for most of his professional career.

George is survived by his wife Lorraine of 66 years; children Robert (Kay) Long Lake, Minnesota, Ronald Milwaukee, Carol (Jay) Williams Yankton, South Dakota, Barbara Severance, Jackson; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. George is preceded in death by his parents and sister Arlene Liss.

A funeral service will be held at The Phillip Funeral Home Chapel (1420 W. Paradise Drive, West Bend) on Monday, Feb. 2, 2015, at 11:30 a.m. Visitation will be held at the Phillip Funeral Home from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the service. Interment will follow at Wisconsin Memorial Park, 13235 W. Capitol Drive, Brookfield.

A special thank you to Cedar Community.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family; 262-338-2050 / www.phillipfuneralhome.com.