In Memory Of
Edward L. "Sonny" Vanda

Edward L. "Sonny" Vanda, 83, of East Moline, IL, passed away on Sunday, July 30, 2017, at OSF HealthCare, Peoria, IL.

A Graveside Service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, August 11, 2017, at Rock Island National Cemetery, Rock Island, IL. Please arrive at Sullivan-Ellis Mortuary, Ltd., East Moline at 10:30 a.m. to process to the cemetery. A Celebration of Life will following service at Hey Bryan's in East Moline.

Sonny was born on November 14, 1933, in Aurora, IL, the son of Stanie G. and Laura (Nelmes) Vanda.

Sonny enjoyed woodworking, fishing, and bonfires. He loved to help people. At a young age he lived in a children's home and when he became an adult he never forgot the children. Sonny would gift children with toys. He was known to be a joker. Sonny was a fan of the Cubs, NASCAR, cartoons, and western movies. He loved his second family at Hey Bryan's.

Sonny leaves to cherish his memories sister, Patricia (James) Parker, Morton, IL; and a host of nephews and nieces.

He is preceded in death by his parents, brother, William Vanda, sister, Elizabeth Smith, brother-in-law, Louis Smith.

Date Of Service
August 11, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.
In Memory Of
Edward L. "Sonny" Vanda
Date Of Service
August 11, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.
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