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Trevor John Sonnenberg

January 4, 2005 July 27, 2019
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Pleasant Valley – Trevor John Sonnenberg, 14, of Pleasant Valley, died unexpectedly on Saturday, July 27, 2019 in Glens Falls.Born in Poughkeepsie on January 4, 2005, he was the son of Paul J. and Janeen Sonnenberg. His parents survive in Pleasant Valley.Trevor was entering the ninth grade at Arlington High School this fall. He loved riding Motocross and watching Motocross with his dad and brother, Tyler; his favorite riders were James Stewart, Ken Roczen, and Joey Savatgy. He played soccer in the Pleasant Valley Rec. League, and enjoyed watching his favorite German soccer team, Bayern Munich. He also loved playing video games and watching football (his favorite team was the Los Angeles Rams).Trevor loved spending time with his mom and family going to the ocean, amusement parks (especially Lake Compounce), and watching scary movies!A sweet angel, he was a funny, kind, caring, sensitive boy who would do anything for his family and friends. Trevor’s memory will live on forever.Survivors include his brother (whom he looked up to and was inseparable from), Tyler James Sonnenberg, and baby sister (whom he loved and adored and affectionately referred to as ‘monkey’), Trista Lee Sonnenberg, both at home in Pleasant Valley; paternal grandparents, Frank and Ursula Sonnenberg, of Poughkeepsie; maternal grandfather, Homer ‘Butch’ Markle Jr., of Hyde Park; and maternal great-grandparents, Joan and August ‘Bud’ Oetjen, of Hyde Park.Aunts and uncles include Jamie Day of Hyde Park, Diane Mench of Hopewell Junction, Teri Sonnenberg of Fishkill, Susan Sonnenberg and Jeff Bonnano of Wappingers, Debra and Chris Cosgrave of Odessa, FL, Duane and Becky Oetjen of Hyde Park, Penny and Phil Simmons of Philmont, NY, and Kevin Odell.Trevor is also survived by cousins, Andy, Ria, Karl, Emily, Jen, Franki, Jeff ‘Heffe’, Brianna, and Braidan.He cherished the friendships of Niet, Sam, Alex, Jason, Ethan, and Gustavo. Trevor will never forget them, and his memory will live on in them forever.He was predeceased by his maternal grandmother, Kristine Lee Oetjen in 2009; maternal great-great-grandmother, Dorothy Joyce in 2009; and two uncles, Michael E. Day in 2016, and Steve Mench in 2018.Calling hours will be from 4 to 8 pm, Wednesday, July 31st at Sweet’s Funeral Home, Rte. 9, Hyde Park.Funeral services and entombment will be at 10 am, Thursday, August 1st at the Community Mausoleum Chapel at Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery, 342 South Ave., Poughkeepsie. Fr. Chuck Kramer will officiate.  Donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas PL, Memphis, TN 38105 or online at To send an online condolence or for directions, please visit

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Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery Final Resting Place

342 South Avenue
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

342 South Avenue Poughkeepsie 12601 NY
United States

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