Sonja Noel Ewald, of Oxford, passed away on Jan. 7, 2019. She was 80.
Sonja was the beloved daughter of the late Carl and Audrey Buechler; loving mother of Charles Ewald Jr. and Martha Ewald; and loving nanny of Kristen Ewald and Caitlin Ewald. She is also the loving sister of Carla (Darryl) Lamberston.
Sonja was the first born child in Oakland County on Jan. 1, 1939, and she was so proud to have been named after the Norweigan Olympic Figure Skater, Sonja Henie.
Sonja was a devout Christian, lifelong member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church of Oxford, and president of the Martha Circle for many years.
She was very social, had many friends and was very involved in her high school reunions. She also enjoyed garage sales, bird watching and traveling to Aruba with her daughter, Martha.
Spending time with her family was most important to Sonja and she will be dearly missed by all those who knew and loved her.
A funeral service was held on Jan. 14 at Sparks-Griffin Funeral Home in Lake Orion. Interment at Ridgelawn Cemetery, Oxford.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Davison.