Kerry James Sonnek, age, 57, of Fairmont, formerly of Easton, MN died Saturday, May 28, 2022 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester.  Kerry will be remembered with a Celebration of Life-Memorial Mass on Monday, June 6th, 2022 at 2:00 PM at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Easton.  Visitation will be two hours prior to the service at church on Monday (Noon-2:00).  There will be a visitation at  Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont Monday morning from 9:00-10:00 AM for friends to gather and remember Kerry.  Father Greg Havel will officiate, and burial will be in OLMC Catholic Cemetery, Barber Twp., Faribault Co., MN. Nasinec Funeral Home in Wells is assisting the family with arrangements. Please see to leave online condolences.

Kerry James was born Sept. 15, 1964, the son and 10th child of Albert and Mary Jane (Becker) Sonnek in Wells, MN.  Kerry lived and worked in Fairmont, MN for the past 30 years.  He enjoyed talking with friends and being with his family.  He lived at REM-Heartland for 25 years, and for the past 2 years had worked at STEP, Inc.  Kerry loved the Fairmont Cardinal Football Team.  He loved watching the team and supporting them. Kerry’s family wishes to thank the coach and football players for including him for so many years as part of the team.

He is survived by his brothers and sisters and their families: Carol (Harland) Ward of LeSueur, Sandy (Dale) Huebsh of Minnesota Lake, Marilyn (Jerry) Dulas of Wells, Bonnie Kay Sonnek (Steve Nelson) of Winona, MN, Karla Sonnek (Randye Fletcher) of Buda, TX, Dale (Margaret) Sonnek of Winter Park, CO, Curt (Leshaine) Sonnek of Easton, Brian Sonnek of Easton, Craig (Kay) Sonnek of Easton; many nieces, nephews, cousins and their families.

Kerry was preceded in death by his parents and a sister-in-law, Jean Sonnek.