Sonja Rae Moede, age 62, of Gresham, passed away on Saturday, March 11, 2017 in Wausau. Sonja was born in Shawano on September 30, 1954, the daughter of the late Ford and Mabel (Conradt) Johnson. After graduating from Gresham High School in 1972, she attended college. On June 30, 1974, Sonja was united in marriage to Allen “Wump” Moede in Gresham. Wump preceded her in death on September 13, 2000. She worked at the Mohican North Star Casino for 20 years and is a member of Immanuel Mohican Lutheran Church and American Legion Auxiliary. Sonja enjoyed crocheting, knitting and hosting all the Moede family gatherings.
Sonja is survived by: her children, Mikah “Ba” (Natasha Zazoba) Moede and Misti (fiancé Josh Krause) Moede; three grandchildren, Austin, Arianna and Braiden; and one brother, Ford Johnson, Jr.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Wump and her parents.
A memorial service will be held at 3:00 pm on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at the Many Trails Banquet Hall located at N9498 Big Lake Road with Rev. Steve Conradt officiating. Inurnment will be in the Red Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Thursday at the banquet hall from 11:00 am until the time of the service.