Sonia Ann Wirta Ferguson


Sonia Ann Wirta Ferguson, 51, passed away of cancer Dec. 14, 2019 in Chehalis, Wash. She was born Oct. 9, 1968, to Rick and Linda Wirta in Centralia, Wash.

Sonia graduated in 1987, from W.F. West High School in Chehalis, and earned an associate of arts degree from Centralia College. She worked for the Washington State Department of Health and Lewis County Health Department.

Sonia was strong willed, a fighter, witty, dedicated, caring and loving. She lived her life for her daughter. Sonia also loved spending time with family and friends, listening to the great stories from her nephew, Evan Moon, reading and watching Hallmark Christmas movies.

Sonia is survived by her daughter, Evie Ferguson; her parents; sister, Cathy Mowlds and husband, RickĀ  Mowlds and their children, Kyle Mowlds and Courtney Mowlds; and sister, Amy Moon and husband, Dean Moon and their children, Emma Moon and Evan Moon.

She was preceded in death by grandparents, Marie Watson, and Norm and Jean Wirta.

A mass will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Dec. 30, 2019, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 157 SW 6th St., Chehalis, WA 98532. Memorial donations may be made to Virginia Mason Cancer Institute, 1100 9th Ave., Seattle, WA 98101, or a charity of your choice. Please share memories at

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