May 11, 1956-Jan. 7, 2019
Another Angel was called home.
Sonjia Marie (Nickels) Swicord passed away on January 7, 2019 after battling cancer. She was born in Butte, Montana on May 11, 1956. Her parents are Thomas and Cora Rader. Sonjia served in the U.S. Army and recently retired form Helena Industries in Helena, MT. She loved spending time with her family, playing cards, floating on the Big Hole River and an occasional visit to the casino.
Sonjia was preceded in death by her mother, Cora Rader; stepmother, Diane Rader and her brother, Craig Nickels.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Andrea and Dew Bartholomeus; her daughter, Audrey; grandchildren, Paige and Colton; father, Thomas Rader Sr.; brother and sister-in-law, Steve and Jan Nickels; brothers, Thomas Jr. and Frederick Rader; sister, Tina Rader and Mark Danfifer; sisters, Melinda and Michelle Rader; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Sonjia was loved by her family and friends who will miss her dearly. Fly home Angel, God is waiting.
A celebration of Sonjia’s life will be held at the East Side AC on January 11, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. A private family gathering will take place at a later date.
A special thank you to Tina and Mark for the loving care given to Sonjia throughout her battle.
In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to the Fisher House in Salt Lake City or to donor’s choice.