In Memory

Benjamin Sonnenberg - Class Of 2005



Joel E Ferris High School
Classes of 1963 - 2016

Deceased Classmate: Sonnenberg, Benjamin (2005)
Date Of Birth: 7-20-1986
Date Deceased: 9-16-2012
Age at Death: 26
Cause of Death:
Classmate City: Spokane
Classmate State: WA
Classmate Country: USA
Was a Veteran: No
Survived By: Ben is survived by his parents Dean and Diane Sonnenberg; his sister Marci Sonnenberg and her fiancé Keane Sweet; his maternal grandfather Dr. Clifford Rankin and his wife Carol Rankin; his aunt and uncle Clyde and Lucy Sonnenberg; and his cousin Kimberly Englehart, all of Spokane, WA. He is also survived by his fraternal grandparents Elsie and Elmer Sonnenberg and his aunt Marcy Blackmore, of Ephrata, WA; his uncle Peter Rankin, of Missoula, MT; his aunt and uncle Barbara and Steve Shaub and his cousins Kiel, Rane and McCall Shaub, of Tacoma, WA. Ben was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother Helen Rankin and by his maternal great uncle George Watson.

Benjamin R. SONNENBERG(07/20/1986 - 09/16/2012) SONNENBERG, Benjamin R. (Age 26) Benjamin Rankin Sonnenberg was born on July 20, 1986 in Spokane, WA to Dean and Diane Sonnenberg. He passed away on September 16, 2012. A graduate of Ferris High School and the University of Montana College of Technology, Ben enjoyed living in the Northwest. His interests were as varied as the many magazines he read. From hunting and fishing to welding, cars, fine cigars, and boutique spirits, Ben took pleasure in craft and newness. A lover of children and animals alike, Ben made sure the family dogs Gus, Inca, Auz and the late vagabond Shorty never lacked for play dates, pets, ball throwing and treats. Published in Spokesman-Review from September 23 to September 24, 2012