- Special Sections
Sonia Thyberg Norris, 47, passed away at her home in Meridian on June 20,2012.
She was born April 27,1965, to Samuel Tad and Roneen Thyberg in Oceanside, Calif.
Sonia lived and worked in Blackfoot for many years. She worked at Bingham Memorial Nursing Home and The Potato Expo. During her time at the Expo she helped out with the 1997 flood in Bingham County, organizing getting food out to most everyone affected by the flood.
Sonia was always so full of life and a natural caregiver. While living in Blackfoot she lived with her mother and youngest brother Rob when her mom was diagnosed with cancer, Sonia was there to take care of her until her passing. Sonia moved to Pocatello and later married Tom Norris. While living in Pocatello she started going to school at ISU and working at Loweâ€™s.
When her husband Tom was diagnosed with cancer, again Sonia stepped up and put going to school and working on hold to take of him. Sonia never thought twice when it came to helping others.
Sonia and Tom decided to move to Meridian to be closer to his son, daughter-in-law and grandchildren. She loved being a grandma.
Sonia is survived by her husband Tom; four brothers: Sam(Josephine), Ron (Emily), Steven (Melissa), and Robert Thyberg; stepson Daniel, stepdaughter Amy and daughter-in-law Brandie. She is also survived by nephews and nieces: Tad, Ryan, Brianna, Nathan, Sam, Sophia, Kian and Maya;
grandchildren: Isaac, Christopher, Cierra, Jakob, and Jolieauna; and many uncles, aunts and cousins.
She was preceded in death by: her father Samuel Tad Thyberg, mother Roneen Thyberg, grandparents and son-in-law Michael.
Sonia will be missed by many.
Services will be Friday, June 29, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Colonial Funeral Home, Pocatello. The viewing will be one hour prior to services.