April 12, 1983 - July 16, 2020
The Celebration of Life Open House for Sonja Lilly Stoterau Flaagan, age 37, of Fargo and formerly of Jamestown, Northwood and Eagle Bend, will be from Noon until 3:00 PM on Saturday, July 25, 2020 at the Nelson Park Chapel in Eagle Bend. Sonja passed away with her family by her side on Thursday, July 16, 2020 at Essentia Health in Fargo. Sonja was born on April 12, 1983 to Conrad and Diane Stoterau, in Bertha, MN. Growing up on a dairy farm, Sonja was never afraid to get dirty or help out with chores around the farm. In high school she was involved in FFA, 4-H, and showed cattle. Sonja also served as a regional FFA vice-president. She was passionate about any project that she started, giving 100% to get the job done. She lived life to the fullest. Sonja graduated from Eagle Valley High School in 2001. After high school Sonja attended college at North Dakota State University and University Wisconsin River Falls, graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Ag Education. Sonja later went back to school and completed her Master's of Education, at the University of Minnesota. Sonja worked in Ag Education and banking. When she began volunteering for the ambulance and fire department, she found a new passion and became an EMT. Sonja was a bright light in many patient’s lives serving Northwood, Jamestown, Lisbon, Fargo, and Casselton areas. Sonja was always looking for a way to give back. She would spend her down time making quilts, crafts, socks, and masks, etc. to give back to the important people in her life. Sonja is preceded in death by her grandparents Doris and Clifford Pederson, and Merlin Stoterau. She is survived by children Liam and Sofia Flaagan, companion Kevin McDonald of Fargo, parents Conrad & Diane Stoterau of Eagle Bend, siblings Arin (Jared) Spindler of Albany, Michael Stoterau of Fargo, Rachel (Dexter) Pomeranz of Eagle Bend, grandmother Sophie Stoterau of Jeffers along with nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Ringdahl EMS will serve as pallbearers.
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