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Date of Birth: June 15, 1957

Date of Death: January 05, 2022

Susan Lee Parrish Sonnichsen, 64, passed away on January 5, 2022 in Litchfield Park, Arizona after a long battle with cancer. Susan was born in Mt. Vernon, Illinois, but grew up in Sierra Vista, AZ. She was one of seven children. Susan's goal in life was to love others and share her hope in Christ. She loved music and was quick to sing a song. Susan loved others through her career in nursing in many different settings. She found her calling while working with Hospice of the Valley. She loved to sing to and with her patients. She considered herself blessed to be able to incorporate the two. Susan is preceded in death by her husband, John F. Sonnichsen, Sr., her parents, and a sister. She is survived by Amy Huff, Meredith Loihle, Melissa Ward, Al Sonnichsen, Carole Torres, John Sonnichsen, Jr., and CheyAnna Valdez, 22 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren.

Service Information

Funeral services will be held on January 18th at Best Funeral Services in Peoria, AZ with a visitation from 9-10 and service at 10. She will be laid to rest at Resthaven Cemetery in Glendale at 11:30 am. In lieu of flowers, donations can be given to Hospice of the Valley Central Arizona.

Contributions

In lieu of flowers, donations can be given to Hospice of the Valley Central Arizona.