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Wednesday June 16th, 2021
5:00pm - 7:00pm

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New Life Church
Thursday June 17th, 2021

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Nicola June Sontag

Nicola June Sontag, 51, of Siloam Springs, Arkansas passed away peacefully Sunday, June 13, 2021 at her home.


Nicola was born November 14, 1969 in Tacoma, Washington. She graduated from Locust Grove High School in 1988 and discovered her passion when she founded Coco’s Daycare in 2000. On July 1, 2000, Nicola married Tyson Sontag and shared many loving memories together. In her spare time, she enjoyed traveling by road trips, being a “Mimi”, a “Coco”, and a Momma. She was a Godly woman who loved Worship music and attending the local New Life Church.


She is survived by her husband, Tyson Sontag of the home; 1 son, David Rice and wife, Tasha of Siloam Springs; 2 daughters, Reagan Sontag and MacKenzie Sontag, both of Siloam Springs, AR; 1 brother, Gary Zarback and wife, Louise of Hernando, MS; 3 sisters, Rita Marth and husband, Gavin of Puyallup, WA., Laueri Tolbert and husband, Kraig of Burbank, WA., and April Navarro of Siloam Springs, AR;4 grandbabies, Brylie, Wade, Mila, and Nora; a host of nieces and nephews; her “adopted”children of Coco’s Daycare; and many other loved ones.


The visitation for Nicola will be held from 5:00pm-7:00pm on Wednesday, June 16, at Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home. The funeral service will be 11:00am on Thursday, June 17, 2021 at New Life Church in Siloam Springs, AR. Pastor Tim Estes will officiate the service with burial being held at Oak Hill Cemetery.



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I have way too many wonderful memories to pick just one to share. I will always remember the love and laughter that filled every room Niki was in. She was an amazing person, and I will miss here so much. Louise

Louise Jun 16 2021 12:00 AM

Thank you so much, Darrel and Jim!

Louise Jun 16 2021 12:00 AM

Gary and Louise, I am so sorry to hear of Nicola's passing. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Hugs wrapped in love coming your way.

Darrel Sefers/Jim Rowland Jun 14 2021 12:00 AM