Sonja Dee Reidy, age 84, passed away on Friday, June 24th, 2022 in Parker, Colorado.
Born on November 24th, 1937 in Aurora, Illinois to Donald and Doris Hattersley. Sonja resided in Montgomery while attending high school; she graduated from East Aurora High School in 1956. Sonja worked for the Burlington Railroad when she met her husband, Jerry. Sonja and Jerry were married July 26th 1958 and moved to Downers Grove, Illinois. While in Downers Grove, they welcomed their children: Kristi, Kelly, Kevin, and John. The family then moved to Ralston, Nebraska. After seven years in Nebraska, the family moved back to Oswego, Illinois. In July of 1983, Sonja and Jerry moved to Colorado to continue to expand their business: reidy metal services, inc. Sonja ran the business operations while Jerry continued to hone his craft in metal refinishing. Sonja was the backbone of reidy metal services, inc until her retirement in 2018.
Survivors include her husband of 63 years, Jerry, their four children: Kristi, Kelly & Jerry, Kevin & Peggy, and John & Becca. Sonja left behind her seven grandchildren, Brianna, Kate, Brad, Aidan, Henry, Maeve, and Gavin- and Rowan, her great grandchild. Sonja is preceded in death by her son-in-law, Donald West.
A private celebration of life will be held on Saturday, August 6th, 2022.
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