Sonja Marie (Schuster) Gleason, 53, of Battle Creek, MI, passed away, Saturday, June 18, 2011 at the Lifespan Good Samaritan Hospice Residence. She was born August 5, 1957 the daughter of Woodrow Schuster and Dessalee (House) Schuster.
She was employed at the Battle Creek Police Dept. 1975-1977 before moving to Colorado. She returned to Battle Creek and was employed at the Math & Science Center for 10 years.
Sonja is survived by Son: Michael "Tony" Gleason of Battle Creek, MI; Daughter: Sara Gleason of Battle Creek, MI; Mother: Dessalee (House) Schuster of Lakeland, FL; Brother: Bruce (Joyce) Marsteller Flat Rock, NC; Sister: Linda (Gary) Lisle Benton Harbor, MI. She was preceded in death by her Husband: Michael Francis Gleason (2010) and Father: Woodrow "Woody" Gleason.
She was an avid Notre Dame Football fan. She enjoyed car shows, drag racing and music.
A funeral service will be held at the Baxter Funeral & Cremation Service, 375 W. Dickman Road Battle Creek on Thursday, June 23, 2011 at 11:30 AM.
Interment will be at Ft. Custer National Cemetery, Augusta, MI. Memorial tributes may be made to the Lifespan Good Samaritan Hospice Residence.