Steven E. Sondergard
October 20, 2022
Steven E. Sondergard, of Saratoga Wyoming, passed away unexpectedly on October 6th 2022.
Steven was born on September 26th 1954 to Walter and Joan Sondergard. He grew up in Littleton, CO. He graduated from John F. Kennedy High School. He went on to earn Bachelor and Master degrees in Chemical and Petroleum Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines. He went on and continued to pursue degrees in Operations Research, Economics and Accounting from The Wharton Business School, and Duke University.
He started his professional career as a Process Engineer in Denver, CO in 1975. He retired as Executive Vice President with Sinclair Corporation, Salt Lake City, 2022
Steve was an acclaimed author. He has current publications on climate change, Climate Balance: A Balanced and Realistic View of Climate Change", and leadership, The Art of Leadership & Organizational Transformation. He was a devout Christian who loved sharing the Word of God. He has written and published The Tabernacle and Biblical Patterns and has a yet unpublished book on the Book of Revelations. He was active in his church and taught from his Revelation studies. Steven was an Eagle Scout, and recipient of the Hornaday Award for conservation and ecology
He married Ryta Dozier on October 13th, 1986. Together they travelled the world for business, leisure and ministry. They shared a love for each other, travel, philanthropy and music. Steven was an Eagle Scout and recipient of the Hornaday Award for conservation and ecology. He loved woodworking and the great outdoors. His home on the North Platte river brought much joy to his heart!
Steve is preceeded in death by Walter Sondergard; Father, Joan Sondergard; Mother. He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Ryta Sondergard, brother, Mark (Ann) Sondergard; sister, Sanna (Jon) Cranmer; and numerous nieces and nephews...and the 'kids', Luca, the Bernese Mountain Dog and Sheila, the Sheepadoodle.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Jacoby Funeral Home in Rawlins, Wyoming. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, November 1st, at Little America Hotel in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Accommodations reserved under Sondergard Memorial Service.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks you consider donations in Steven's name to: Colorado Uplift, 400 W.48th Ave. #250, Denver, CO 80216; The Nathan Yip Foundation, 6295 Greenwood Plaza Blvd. Suite 100, Greenwood Village, CO 80111; and the Sondergard Memorial Fund for Boy Scout Troop 114 in Littleton Colorado, 5894 S. Datura St., Littleton, CO 80120.