David Joseph O’Neil Sonsteng, 72 of Star City died July 28, 2015 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center.

He was a retired machinist and of the Lutheran faith.

Mr. Sonsteng was born on September 22, 1942 in Roseau, MN to the late Haakon Olaf and Julia Gundutter Bakken Sonsteng.

Also preceding him in death were a daughter, Angela Mercedes; three grandchildren, Steven Lemons, Jacob Lemons and Anastasia Elizabeth Victoria Sonsteng.

Survivors include a son, David J. Sonsteng, Jr. of Star City; a daughter, Debra Ann Lemons, of Star City; a brother, Glen Sonsteng of Idaho; a half-brother, Michael Sonsteng of Oregon; a step-brother, Lorren Carrier of Washington; a half-sister, Nida Stonebreaker of California; two grandchildren, Stephanie Renae Ashcraft and Bobby Dale Lemons, Jr.; and two great grandchildren, Ruger Dewayne Ashcraft and Alexis Elaine Ashcraft.

Graveside services will be held on August 1 at 1 p.m. at Drake Cemetery in Star City with Bro. J. C. Patterson officiating. Visitation is August 1 from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at Griffin Funeral Service.