Sonia Stofkooper 1927 - 2010 Lawrence
No formal service is planned for Sonia Stofkooper, 83, Lawrence.
Ms. Stofkooper died Tuesday, July 13, 2010, at her home after a battle with cancer.
She was born June 18, 1927, in Brussels, Belgium, the daughter of Isidore and Barbara Swalens Stofkooper. She later married and came to the United States after World War II ended. She was a longtime resident of Lawrence.
She was an active volunteer at Wakarusa Valley School, reading to first-graders. She was also a member of St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church, where she participated as a volunteer in the Family Promise program, and served meals at LINK.
Survivors include three daughters, Donna Passero, Ventura, Calif., Kim Banning-Bohmann and husband Glenn, and Karin Feltman, both of Lawrence; two sons, Wayne Feltman and wife Janelle, and Jack Daniel and wife Sherry, of Texas; grandchildren Kathleen Cheuvront, Adria Feltman-Montor, Nicolas Feltman, Brandon, Amy and Mia Daniel, Ryan and Morgan Banning, and Cameron Bohmann; great-grandchildren Bryan McCann, Canyon Toshavik, Lila Montor, and Chloe and Christopher Daniel; her grandchildren by marriage include Emanuel and Alex Montor, Greg, Breanne and Bentley Thomas, Melissa, Ramon and Lauren Martinez, Alana and Matthew Franco, and Blake and Brett Bohmann. She is also survived by three of her five brothers, Alex, Martin, and Isidore Stofkooper, who reside in Belgium.
The family suggests memorials to Health Care Access Clinic, Family Promise of Lawrence, or the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th St., Lawrence, KS 66044.
Online condolences may be sent at warrenmcelwain.com.