Obit: Sommers, Elda (1888 - 1962)

Contact: Crystal Wendt

Surnames: Sommer, Serr, Wesenberg, Brocks, Schuh, Winfrey, Nordness

----Sources: Scrap book two: by Erna Schenk Price, contributed by Halbert "Bud" Hardrath

Sommers, Elda (4 Oct. 1888 - 1962)

Colby - Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the First United Church of Christ for Mrs. Elda Sommers, 73, who died of complications at 2:30 a.m. Monday at the Victory Memorial Hospital in Stanley. The Rev. Carl Serr will officiate.

The body is reposing at the Lulloff Funeral Home.

The former Elda Wesenberg was born Oct. 4, 1888 in Madison. She was married on April 24, 1912, to Arthur Sommers in Middleton. In 1920, they came to Green Grove and operated a farm there until his death on Dec. 5, 1943. Since that time Mrs. Sommers had been a companion for several elderly persons in this area. She was a member of the Royal Neighbors of America.

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Leona Brocks, Eau Claire, and Mrs. Henry (Verniece) Schuh, Curtiss; four grandchildren and two sisters, Mrs. Charles Winfrey, Tennessee and Mrs. Linda Nordness, Detroit, Mich.



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