Several Woodbury residents who have suffered the loss of a child are collaborating with the City of Woodbury and Woodbury Community Foundation to create a place of remembrance, solace and peace in their honor.

The Angels of Hope Memorial Woodbury is an everlasting tribute that helps our hometown heal when the most difficult tragedy, that of losing a child, occurs.

If you would like to donate to Angels of Hope Memorial-Woodbury through the Woodbury Community Foundation, you can click the link above to donate online. You may also send a check to:
Woodbury Community Foundation
Attn: Angels of Hope Memorial-Woodbury
724 Bielenberg Drive #129
Woodbury, MN 55125
*Please note in the memo field of the check that your donation is for Angels of Hope Memorial-Woodbury.

The Angel of Hope is inspired by the book, The Christmas Box, by Richard Paul Evans. The book lovingly tells of a mother’s grief and how her eventual solace over the loss of her child resulted from her frequent connection with “The Christmas Box Angel” as it is referred to in the book.

The Angels of Hope Memorial-Woodbury is being created to honor all children, like Natalie and Andra, who have passed too soon. The memorial angel is intended to be a place of peace that provides a tranquil environment to reflect, remember, and connect with our children forever.

In Memory of Natalie Ann Valitchka

For the Rageth family, Natalie Ann Valitchka their 32 year old daughter passed 2/19/2020. She was fun-loving, beautiful and simply put, a most wonderful person. They miss her smiling face and positive spirit every day.

In Memory of Andra Sonnek

For the Sonnek family, Andra their 24 year old daughter passed 3/25/2019. She was spirited, passionate and so kind hearted. There are no words that describe how much she is missed by her family.

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Have Questions?

If you have any questions or would like to learn more, please contact:

Julie Rageth: 612-237-1031 OR
Lynne Sonnek: 651-206-8655